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Chondrocalcinisis; Gout and Pseudogout; Hyperuricemia; Pseudogout 

Lopurin; Zyloprim 

Gout is one of the most painful rheumatic diseases. It results from deposits of needle-like crystals of uric acid in connective tissue, in the joint space between two bones, or in both. These deposits lead to inflammatory arthritis, which causes swelling, redness, heat, pain, and stiffness in the joints. The term arthritis refers to more than 100 different rheumatic diseases that affect the joints, muscles, and bones, as well as other tissues and structures. Gout accounts for approximately 5 per...

A drug that lowers high levels of uric acid (a byproduct of metabolism) in the blood caused by some cancer treatments.


Gout as related to Allopurinol