Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology

: 2014  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 642-

Quiz 7/2014

Rashmi Sharma1, Devanshi Desai2,  
1 Govind Diagnostic Clinic, Jodhpur Medical College and Hospital, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
2 Medical Student, JN Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Rashmi Sharma
C/O Govind Diagnostic Clinic, Jodhpur Medical College and Hospital, 2nd A Road, Sardarpura, Jodhpur - 342 003, Rajasthan

How to cite this article:
Sharma R, Desai D. Quiz 7/2014 .Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2014;57:642-642

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A 45-year-old female had a 3 cm round tender cystic skin lesion on the right elbow for 6-month duration. The clinical diagnosis was inflamed sebaceous cyst. The cyst was excised and sent for histo-pathological examination. Spot the diagnosis.


Subcutaneous gouty nodule.

There are large areas of wispy material (tophiaceous deposits) in a fibro-collagenous matrix that shows inflammatory granulomatous reaction, which is typical of gout. [1]


1Smoller BR. Surgical pathology of non-neoplastic skin disease. In: Silverberg SG, Editor-in-chief. Silverberg's Principles and Practice of Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology. 4 th ed., Ch. 7. China: Churchill Livingstone-Elsevier; 2006. p. 233-4.