Drainage of a Gout Lesion Procedure
In this procedure video, Dr. Matthew Neuhaus of Neuhaus Foot and Ankle drains a gout lesion on a patient's foot in the office. Gout is a condition caused by a buildup of uric acid in the joints. Gout often occurs in the joint of the big toe. Gout can be extremely painful, and gout attacks are usually controlled with changes in diet and with medications.