- Laís Cruz Lobato,
- Jéssica Castiel Coutinho,
- Maria Zeli Moreira Frota,
- Antonio Pedro Mendes Schettini,
- Mônica Santos
An Bras Dermatol 2017 Jan-Feb;92(1):104-106
Department of Psoriasis - Fundação Alfredo da Matta (FUAM) - Manaus (AM), Brazil.
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of multifactorial etiology influenced by genetic, immunological, and environmental factors. We report the case of a patient with psoriasis for more than 25 years who developed hyperuricemia and chronic tophaceous gout with unusual appearance. In psoriasis, hyperuricemia may occur by increased epidermal cell turnover, which accelerates purine metabolism and has uric acid as the product of its catabolism. Read More