Acute gout presenting in the manubriosternal joint.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 54-year-old black man developed acute pain and swelling of the manubriosternal joint. Acute gouty arthritis was diagnosed by arthrocentesis and polarizing microscopy. The histology of the manubriosternal joint and its involvement in other arthritides are briefly discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kernodle, GW; Allen, NB

Published Date

  • April 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 570 - 572

PubMed ID

  • 3707635

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0004-3591

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/art.1780290418


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States