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Internationally developed gout guidelines seek to improve clinical practice

1. Identification of monosodium urate crystals should be performed to definitively diagnose gout; if not possible, a diagnosis of gout can be supported by classical clinical features (such as podagra, tophi, ... 3. Treat acute gout with low-dose
January 2014

Podagra

I am intrigued to learn that gout was first described by the Egyptians in 2640 B.C. ... rich food and excessive alcohol consumption, as well as gout's tendency to occur in older men.
April 2012

Clinical practice guideline for acute gout recommends corticosteroids, NSAIDs, low-dose colchicine

Physicians should use corticosteroids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or colchicine to treat patients with acute gout, according to a new clinical practice guideline. ... The guideline on management of acute gout was published online Nov.
November 2016

MKSAP quiz on gout

The differential diagnosis of acute monoarticular arthritis includes gouty arthritis, fracture, and Lyme disease. ... Although highly suggestive of gout, radiographic abnormalities are not diagnostic of this condition and are usually absent in a first
April 2012

Easing the pain of acute gout

T he red, hot, swollen joints that signal acute gout attacks are nothing new to most hospitalists. ... O’Dell said. A patient's history can provide the first clues to diagnosing an acute gout attack.
April 2012

Recent Research

1. Identification of monosodium urate crystals should be performed to definitively diagnose gout; if not possible, a diagnosis of gout can be supported by classical clinical features (such as podagra, tophi, ... 3. Treat acute gout with low-dose
May 2014

MKSAP quiz on rheumatology

He has a persistent fever due to a severe acute gouty attack. ... Even in the setting of acute gout, Gram stain and cultures must be obtained to exclude infection because acute gout and joint infection occasionally coexist.
October 2018

A collection of individual cases

This patient's diagnosis is an acute gout flare, manifested as an extra-articular fluid collection and associated pain from iliopsoas irritation. ... Acute gout classically affects the first metatarsophalangeal joints as inflammatory arthritis, but other
July 2015

Test yourself: Rheumatology

His gout is successfully treated with intra-articular corticosteroids, and low-dose colchicine therapy is initiated to prevent further gouty attacks. ... However, discontinuation of allopurinol is not indicated in the setting of acute gout.
December 2009

Letter from the Editor

Some of this issue's topics include the role of localized fungi in pneumonia, identification and treatment of acute gout, and fluid management in sepsis. ... Gout is not always identified properly in the hospital setting, either, experts say.
April 2012

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