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30-05-2014 | Gout | Book Chapter | Article

Physiopathology of gout

Authors:
Fernando Pérez-Ruiz, Edwin Castillo
Gout can be defined as the presence of monosodium urate crystals (MSUCs) in tissues. These MSUCs may induce acute inflammation when shed into the synovial fluid or cause aggregate-inducing chronic tissue inflammation.

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