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Free For All: Rheumatology Textbook by Cush, Kavanaugh, and Stein
Three eminent rheumatologists have posted their comprehensive textbook of rheumatology online, open-access and free. They are calling it Rheumaknowledgy.
Ultrasound Slowly Redefining Gout
Although studies of ultrasound diagnosis for gout are scarce, the authors of two reviews maintain the evidence is good that it is a useful option--and may be leading to some revisions in the way the condition is detectedl.
Trapping Gout and Lupus in the Same NET?
A recent interest in the effects of neutrophil extracellular traps in gout tophi could shed light on inflammatory processes in other autoimmune diseases.
Gout Comorbidities and Costs Climb
Once a disease of kings, gout affects an increasing number of “commoners”—and the physical and economic toll is high.
Women With Gout Face Bigger CVD Peril
Watch especially for cardiovascular risk in women who have gout, warn the authors of an observational study using a large British primary-care database.
Good News for Community Rheumatologists: Your Own Research Grant
A Miami rheumatologist tells why he has donated $1 million to offer his colleagues in community practice the chance to pursue their own clinical theories.
64-Year-Old Man With Draining Wounds on His Toes
All of the signs pointed to osteomyelitis with sepsis. But further examination pointed to consequences of poorly controlled gout.
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