Gout

Last updated: Friday, 06, August, 2010
ManifestationsAppropriate Tests

Serum urate for long-term management.

A normal serum urate does not exclude acute gout and an increased level is not specific for acute gout.

See also Hyperuricaemia.

See also Pseudogout.

Acute arthritis

Synovial fluid - microscopy (for crystals); see Arthritis; mono- or oligo-articular.

Hyperuricaemia

Urate nephropathy

See Renal tubulo-interstitial disorders.

Urinary tract calculi

See Calculi - urinary.

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