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Psoriasis Related Gout Arthritis In The Big Toe Interphalangeal Joint: a Case Report
Recep Öztürk1
1Dr. Abdurrahman Yurtaslan Ankara Oncology Education and Research Hospital, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Ankara, Turkey In this study, we present the first report of a case of gout arthritis localized in the interphalangeal joint of the right foot first toe, which was related to psoriasis disease in a 40-year-old male patient. Since the symptoms did not respond to conservative treatments, the patient was treated with surgery. Arthrotomy was performed to debride around the bones and intraarticular crystals. Then, pharmacological treatment was initiated and lifestyle changes were made. No recurrence of the symptoms was observed during a 24-month follow-up. Keywords : Psoriasis, gout, interphalangeal, diagnosis