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Dr: Abd El Hameed Fureeh
MD, Lecturer of Internal Medicine, Mansoura faculty of Medicine
Diabetes, endocrinology and Metabolism unit
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Dr: Abd El Hameed Fureeh
MD, Lecturer of Internal Medicine, Mansoura faculty of Medicine
Diabetes, endocrinology and Metabolism unit

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GOUT
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Dr: Abd El Hameed FureehMD, Lecturer of Internal Medicine, Mansourafaculty of MedicineDiabetes, endocrinology and Metabolism unit
Www.MansFans.coM
 
 
What is gout?
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Gout is a syndrome caused by theinflammatory response to tissuedeposition of monosodium uratecrystals (MSU).
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Nicknamed the “Disease of Kingsbecause it can be caused by rich foods,alcohol, and royalty often had it.
 
 
Prevalence
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The prevalence of asymptomatichyperuricemia is 5 to 8%.
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The prevalence of gout is 13 cases per 1000 men and 6.4 cases per 1000women.
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The higher the uric acid, the higher therisk to develop gout.
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90% of patients with primary gout aremen.

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