The present status of colchicine and uricosuric agents in management of primary gout.


It is conventional to divide the management of gout into the treatment of the acute attacks, the interim treatment, and treatment of the tophaceouy stage.' It is probably fair to say that, at least until 1950, virtually everything we did in the management of patients with gout was empiric. The use of colchicine developed on a purely empiric basis and has a… (More)

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