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Case Reports in Rheumatology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 873189, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/873189
Case Report

Jaccoud’s Arthropathy in Gout: An Unusual Association

1Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua Augusto Viana s/n, Canela, 40110-060 Salvador, BA, Brazil
2Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública (EBMSP), Avenida Dom João VI 275, Brotas, 40290-000 Salvador, BA, Brazil
3Serviços Especializados em Reumatologia da Bahia, Rua Conde Filho 117, Graça, 40150-150 Salvador, BA, Brazil

Received 6 June 2014; Accepted 26 July 2014; Published 14 August 2014

Academic Editor: Suleyman Serdar Koca

Copyright © 2014 Tayana Donato Alves et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Jaccoud’s arthropathy (JA) is a deforming arthropathy observed mainly in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. We report the case of a 41-year-old Brazilian man with a 10-year history of intermittent monoarthritis followed by bouts of polyarthritis affecting large and small joints. He presented deformities typical of JA and subcutaneous nodules. Histopathological findings of a nodule biopsy were consistent with gouty tophi. To our knowledge, this is the first report of JA secondary to chronic gout.