GOUT vs PSEUDOGOUT M:F ratio:. 2
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Varsha Kamisetty
GOUT vs PSEUDOGOUT

M:F ratio:. 2-7:1 4:1

peak age:. 40-50. 60

Most common
joint involved:. 1st MTP. Knee joint

serum urate:. elevated. normal

calcification:. absent. chondrocalcino-
sis
erosion :. may b chronic. degenerate

crystal type:. MSUM. CPPD

shape:. needle like. small rod like

bifriengence: strong -ve weak +ve
(MSUM-mono sodium mono urate
CPPD-calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate)



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