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Primary Gouty Tophi Involving the Eyelid.

A 51-year-old male with no known history of gout was referred by his optometrist for bilateral lower eyelid cysts near the puncta. The lesions were not painful but were cosmetically concerning and excision was desired. Utilizing local anesthesia, the lesions were excised and sent to pathology for review. Pathology noted lesions to be "gouty tophus." Given that our patient had no history of gout, this is the first case report of gouty tophus on the eyelid being the initial manifestation of gout.

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