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Table 2 Classification of the relationship between tophi and the tendon in chronic tophaceous gout

From: Sonographic description and classification of tendinous involvement in relation to tophi in chronic tophaceous gout

Types Relation to tendon Number Percentage
A Enveloped 62/138 45
B No relation 56/138 41
C Insertion site 10/138 7
D Extrinsic compression 9/138 6
E Inside 1/138 1