Tophaceous Gout In a Patient of Thalassemia Intermedia: A Case Report

Author(s): Dr Shweta Priti, Dr Rashmi Dixit*, Dr Prerana Saraswat, Dr Anju Garg, Dr Gaurav Pradhan.

Thalassemia is an important hemoglobinopathy that poses a significant burden on the Indian health system. It has a prevalence of ~3-4 % in the Indian population. Thalassemia has an autosomal recessive inheritance and co-inheritance with haemoglobin variants like HbE is not uncommon. Here we present an interesting case of tophaceous gout in a patient of thalassemia intermedia.

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