IJD
Indian Journal of Dermatology
  Publication of IADVL, WB
  Official organ of AADV
Indexed with Science Citation Index (E) , Web of Science and PubMed
 
Users online: 1471  
Home About  Editorial Board  Current Issue Archives Online Early Coming Soon Guidelines Subscriptions  e-Alerts    Login  
    Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size Print this page Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 65  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 141-144

Autologous platelet-rich gel treatment of chronic nonhealing ulcerated tophaceous gout


Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Correspondence Address:
Xingwu Ran
Diabetic Foot Care Center, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Guoxue Lane #37, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610041
China
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijd.IJD_157_18

Rights and Permissions

Ulcers resulting from tophaceous gout are uncommon and very difficult to heal. Here we report a case with chronic refractory tophaceous gout, not responding to conventional treatment modality for several months in a 39-year-old man with a 12-year history of gout with recurrent acute arthritis attacks. Two times after treatment with autologous platelet-rich gel (APG), the ulcer healed finally for 2 months. This is the first study to confirm that APG can improve tophus ulcer healing. Based on conventional medical therapy and standard debridement, APG might be a novel and effective method to stimulate tophus ulcer healing.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed778    
    Printed16    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded21    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal