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Chronic urate-induced granulomatous synovitis

Figure 2.4 Chronic urate-induced granulomatous synovitis. Persistence of MSUCs in untreated or undertreated gout induces chronic synovial membrane inflammation (a: arthroscopic view), with chronic granulomatous ’foreign-body’-like inflammatory reaction (b: synovial membrane biopsy showing epithelial palisades and multinucleated cells, hematoxylin-eosine). Published with kind permission of © F. Perez-Ruiz 2014. All Rights Reserved.