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Arthritis, Gouty

Arthritis, especially of the great toe, as a result of gout. Acute gouty arthritis often is precipitated by trauma, infection, surgery, etc. The initial attacks are usually monoarticular but later attacks are often polyarticular. Acute and chronic gouty arthritis are associated with accumulation of MONOSODIUM URATE in and around affected joints.

Year introduced: 1990

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Tree Number(s): C05.550.114.423.410, C05.550.354.500.500, C05.799.414.410, C16.320.565.798.368.410, C18.452.648.798.368.410

MeSH Unique ID: D015210

Entry Terms:

  • Gouty Arthritis
  • Arthritides, Gouty
  • Gouty Arthritides

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