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Can One Get Gout In Collar Bone?

can you get gout in collar bone--pain and swelling is closer to the sternum-aleady have been diagnosed withn gout but never symptoms in collar bone--severe pain for one week-somewhat relieved with pain meds. put on pain meds and muscle relaxants initially but will start prednisone today--just wondering if this could be gout.
Mon, 11 Apr 2022
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Hi,

Even though gout can affect almost all synovial joints in the body the sternoclavicular joint is not one to be commonly affected.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. John Chacko, Orthopedic Surgeon
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Can One Get Gout In Collar Bone?

Hi, Even though gout can affect almost all synovial joints in the body the sternoclavicular joint is not one to be commonly affected. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. John Chacko, Orthopedic Surgeon