acute gouty arthritis


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Acute Gouty Arthritis

An abrupt gouty attack, which may be precipitated by overeating, alcohol, surgery, emotional stress, infection, antibiotics, insulin.
Clinical findings Crushing pain of a joint—typically of the big toe—which is swollen, hot, shiny.
Management, acute NSAIDs, COX-2 inhibitors, colchicine (side effects include diarrhoea and vomiting, even before pain relief), steroids and ACTH.
Management, chronic Lose weight if BMI > 28; reduce alcohol consumption, allopurinol, periodically check urate levels.

acute gouty arthritis

Acute gout Rheumatology An abrupt gouty attack, which may be precipitated by overeating, alcohol, surgery, emotional stress, infection, antibiotics, insulin Clinical Crushing pain of a joint–most often the great toe–which is swollen, hot, shiny. See Gout, Gouty arthritis.
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Role of S100A8 and S100A9 in Neutrophil recruitment in response to monosodium urate monohydrate in the air-pouch model of acute gouty arthritis.
Data from two Phase III trials and their extensions, which supported the EU approval for Ilaris in acute gouty arthritis attacks, showed that patients treated with Ilaris experienced significantly greater pain relief compared to the injectable steroid triamcinolone acetonide (TA).
Detection of periarticular urate deposits with dual energy CT in patients with acute gouty arthritis.
Schlesinger claimed is the largest population ever amassed of acute gouty arthritis patients with documented serum urate measurements--339 patients--29% of individuals on chronic allopurinol had a true-normal serum urate level, defined as 6 mg/dL or less.
Comparison of adrenocorticotropic hormone and triamcinolone acetonide in the treatment of acute gouty arthritis.
Acute gouty arthritis is most commonly treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), steroids, or colchicine.
The working diagnosis was acute gouty arthritis complicated by cellulitis and impetigo.

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