Updating the Management of Gout

Schumacher, H. Ralph
December 2009
International Journal of Advances in Rheumatology;2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p114
Academic Journal
Gout is increasing in prevalence and is associated with frequent co-morbidities; however, it is still often poorly managed. This update reviews the importance of an accurate diagnosis of the condition, as well as the current status of treatment of acute flares and the long-term management of hyperuricemia. Outcome targets are emphasized along with new information on pathogenesis and emerging therapies.


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