rheumatology
Gout

Kicking inconsistencies in the language of gout

The ancient term of podagra can still be used for a gout flare at the first metatarsophalangeal joint, urate replaces uric acid from now on, and the term chronic gout is out of date. These and other recommendations are the outcomes of an international effort to improve the consistency and precision of language about gout, ...

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