European Journal of Rheumatology

An old disease with new insights: Update on diagnosis and treatment of gout


Department of Rheumatology, Division of Internal Medicine, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey


Department of Rheumatology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Eur J Rheumatol 2014; 1: 72-77
DOI: 10.5152/eurjrheumatol.2014.021
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Gout is an acute and chronic inflammatory disorder associated with high morbidity and impaired quality of life. There has been a substantial increase in the prevalence and incidence of gout in recent years. Novel diagnostic and therapeutic options have provided new insights into the pathogenesis and management of hyperuricemia and gout in the last decade. This clinical review aims to summarize the diagnostic process and management of acute and chronic gout.

ISSN 2147-9720 EISSN 2148-4279