Gout is a disorder characterised by severe, painful joint inflammation due to the deposition in the joint of uric acid crystals.


Natural history of gout

Gout generally occurs in 'attacks' where a joint suddenly becomes red and painful. With appropriate management things settle down, but after a dietary discretion another flare up may happen. Eventually the joint may become permanently damaged.

Crystal arthropathy
Gouty arthritis

Knee osteoarthritis and diet

How the food you eat can affect your knees.



Gout and comorbidity: a nominal group study of people with gout. Singh JA. Arthritis Res Ther. 2017; 19: 204.

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