rheumatology
Gout

Gout definitions less than crystal clear

Gout was recognised millennia ago, but rheumatologists still can’t agree on definitions for the key elements of the disease. In a poster presented at the ACR meeting here in San Diego, Australian and New Zealand rheumatologists found that published papers agreed strongly on some terms including ‘hyperuricaemia’ and ‘tophus’, but had trouble achieving harmony in ...

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