Treating gout with allopurinol is certainly less costly than no treatment whatever, all things considered. But a study shows even a more expensive combination may be cost-effective too.
A large population-based study, the first on the question to include women, stratifies an increased risk for type 2 diabetes among gout patients.
The 45-year-old woman turned up in the emergency room with an acutely painful, swollen thumb. Aspiration results were uninformative. What's the diagnosis?
(VIDEO) The fourth "Sounding Out Arthritis" video demonstrates how to use ultrasound to distinguish gout from pseudogout, with a demonstration of probe placement and narrated ultrasound images and videos.
Unpublished results from Phase III trials of the uric acid inhibitor lesinurad offer promise of help for gout patients who have not reached treatment targets with allopurinol or febuxostat.
A month after being diagnosed with gout, this woman returned for care with pain, swelling, and effusion in both knees. Can you guess the diagnosis?
(EULAR 2014) New research finds erectile dysfunction common among gout patients, and distinctive differences between men and women in predisposing factors and treatment risks.
Failure to achieve urate targets in gout may have more to do with innate resistance or under-dosing than with poor adherence to the allopurinol regimen.
Is the Atkins diet associated with an increased risk of gout flares? Other rheumatologists want to hear the answer from your clinical experience.
What actually are the tophi of gout? They are bits of blasted neutrophils with their feedback controls out of kilter, according to new research.