Diagnosis of gout by ultrasound.

@article{Thiele2007DiagnosisOG,
  title={Diagnosis of gout by ultrasound.},
  author={Ralf G. Thiele and Naomi Schlesinger},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={46 7},
  pages={
          1116-21
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To establish the usefulness of ultrasonography (US) for diagnosing gout and to determine whether there are sonographic features that are characteristic for gout but not for other arthropathies. [] Key Method Images of 37 joints of 23 patients with monosodium urate (MSU) crystal-proven gout were reviewed. MSU crystals were identified in at least one joint in each patient.

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