Hyperuricaemia and gout

  title={Hyperuricaemia and gout},
  author={Amy Kopke and Obw Greeff},
  journal={South African Family Practice},
Gout is a painful, inflammatory disease that affects more men than women. The incidence of gout has increased substantially over the past few decades, as evidenced by information from the Rochester project. Some of the risk factors for the development of gout include: increased ethanol intake, high dietary purine consumption, obesity and the use of certain drugs, such as diuretics. Another important risk factor for the development of gout is hyperuricaemia. Hyperuricaemia results from an… Expand
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