Down ’ s Syndrome with Coexistent Gout in 2 Patients : Is the Association Underreported or Is the Prevalence Actually Increasing ?


This report describes 2 patients diagnosed with Down’s syndrome and who developed acute gouty arthritis. While hyperuricemia in gout is a well-known abnormality, association of gout with Down’s syndrome has not been widely discussed. With increasing life expectancy in this syndrome, it is likely that more such cases will occur. For early diagnosis and… (More)


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