An elderly woman with an age-old disease

Mumoli, Nicola; Cei, Marco
May 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/12/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 10, p1035
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 104-year-old woman with a history of gout and hypertension for 30 years. The factors of gout is offered which include poor diet medication intolerance and alcohol consumption. Her disease has been treated with allopurinol while her hypertension with enalapril. The diagnosis of the disease among elderly patients is discussed.


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