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Full Disclosure: Health System Learns High Cost of Non-Referrals for Gout
(ACR2014) These researchers learned what is actually happening to many gout patients who flare, and offer powerful reasons for its doctors to do better.
Even Costly Febuxostat Combos Found Cost-Effective for Gout
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.
Gout Increases Diabetes Risk, Especially Among Women
A large population-based study, the first on the question to include women, stratifies an increased risk for type 2 diabetes among gout patients.
Woman With Suddenly Painful, Swollen Thumb
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?
Sounding Out Arthritis #4: Gout and Pseudogout
(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.
Lesinurad Combos Nail Uric Acid Targets in Phase III Trials
Unpublished results from Phase III trials of the uric acid inhibitor lesinurad offer promise of help for gout patients who have not reached treatment targets with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.
50-Year-Old Woman With Bilateral Knee Pain and Swelling
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?
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