Diagnosis of Gout using Dual Spiral Dual Energy CT

Heraldo O. Mello Neto, MD*; Guilherme J. Morgan, MD*; Rafael Olivo da Luz, MD*, and Caroline Bastida de Paula, BD**
*Department of MRI and CT, X-LEME Diagnóstico por Imagem, Curitiba, Brazil
**Siemens Healthineers Brazil

A 56-year-old male patient, with history of podagra, was complaining of intense pain in the first left metatarsophalangeal joint for the past three days. The serum uric acid test results were normal. Dual Energy (DE) CT was requested for further evaluation.