rheumatology
Gout

Gout not linked to fractures, study finds

Gout is not associated with an increased risk of fracture, finds a large study that contradicts previous findings. The UK study matched 31 781 patients with gout from a primary care database to 122961 controls and followed them for between 6.8 and 13.6 years until the first diagnosis of a fracture. The absolute fracture rate ...

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