Gout

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Etiology

  • Primary, especially Pacific islanders
  • Secondary (acquired hyperuricemia):
    • Drugs, eg, alcohol, diuretics, low-dose aspirin, niacin, cyclosporine
    • Myeloproliferative disease, multiple myeloma, hemoglobinopathy, chronic renal disease, hypothyroidism, psoriasis, sarcoidosis, lead poisoning

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Last updated: December 1, 2014