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Table 2 Results of DECT scanning in patients with non-tophaceous gout

From: Dual-energy computed tomography has limited sensitivity for non-tophaceous gout: a comparison study with tophaceous gout

Patient Distribution of MSU deposits detected by DECT scanning
Any joint Joint shown to have MSU crystals by aspiration
1 - - First MTP
2 + - First MTP
3 - - First MTP
4 + + Knee
5 - - Ankle
6 + - First MTP
7 + - First MTP
8 + + Knee
9 - - First MTP
10 + + ankle
   - 1st MTP
11 + - MCP
Overall sensitivity 7/11 (64 %) 3/12 (25 %)