Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 8, Number 4, April 2017, pages 124-126

A Case Report of Refractory Gout: Efficacy of High-Dose Anti-IL1r Treatment


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Typical granuloma in gout. The central part is formed by urate crystals. The inflammatory cells surrounding the area of crystals typical include macrophages, lymphocytes, plasma cells and giant cells. This is typical morphology within tophi. No histologic morphology of a coexisting rheumatoid arthritis was present. Fixation: formalin. H&E: amplification, × 20.