Unusual presentation of gout: management dilemma of nasal tophacecous

Authors

  • Farah Wahida Abd Manab Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, Kedah, Malaysia School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan
  • NSA Mutallib School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Hisham Abdul Rahman School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Che Yusfarina Che Yusof Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, Kedah

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v16i2.31946

Keywords:

Nasal mass, Gouty tophi

Abstract

Tophacecous gout presenting elsewhere other than its common sites may mimics malignancy or infection. It presentation at the head and neck region especially nasal area is even unusual. The nature of slowly growing and painless nasal mass mislead to malignancy and unnecessary intervention. As discuss in the report, we compare the outcome of surgically and conservatively treated nasal gouty tophi.

Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science Vol.16(2) 2017 p.329-331

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Author Biography

Farah Wahida Abd Manab, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, Kedah, Malaysia School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan



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Published

2017-03-23

How to Cite

Manab, F. W. A., Mutallib, N., Rahman, H. A., & Yusof, C. Y. C. (2017). Unusual presentation of gout: management dilemma of nasal tophacecous. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 16(2), 329–331. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v16i2.31946

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Case Reports