rheumatology
Gout

Gouty changes on ultrasound common in people with type 2 diabetes

Joint pathology consistent with gout is common in people with type 2 diabetes and hyperuricemia irrespective of symptoms or a diagnosis of gout. In a sub-study of the Fremantle Diabetes Study, 101 participants with fasting serum uric acid levels ≥ 4.2mmol/L were assessed by ultrasound for intra-articular urate deposition and inflammation in a number of ...

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