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Gout – Definition, Diagnosis and Treatment

DEFINITION Gout is a term used to refer to a group of disease states caused by tissue deposition of monosodium urate due to prolonged hyperuricemia. Clinical manifestations of gout include acute and chronic arthritis, soft tissue inflammation, tophus formation, gouty nephropathy, and nephrolithiasis. Untreated hyperuricemia in patients with gout may lead to chronic destructive deforming […]

Gout Imaging

Gout is a metabolic disorder that most commonly involves the feet, especially the first metatarsophalangeal joint, as well as the ankles, knees, hands, and elbows in asymmetric fashion. It is produced by a deposition of monosodium urate crystals in tissues with a poor blood supply, such as cartilage, tendon sheaths, and bursae. The radiographic features […]

Two glasses of orange juice a day ‘doubles gout risk in women’

(ĐTĐ) – Researchers warn that women should cut back on orange juice and fizzy drinks to reduce their risk of gout Tiếng Việt >> Women who drink just two glasses of orange juice a day are twice as likely to get gout, scientists claim. Women who drank two glasses a day were two and a […]

Vitamin C a ‘gout preventer’

(ĐTĐ) – Men who get plenty of vitamin C may boost their resilience to the painful joint disease gout, work suggests. Tiếng Việt >> In the 20-year study of nearly 47,000 men, daily supplements of the vitamin found in sprouts, peppers and oranges appeared to cut gout risk. The US researchers believe vitamin C has […]