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2022 Mar 15

J Rheumatol

Racial Disparities in the Modern Gout Epidemic.


McCormick N, Choi HK
J Rheumatol. 2022 Mar 15.
PMID: 35293337.


Gout is a common hyperuricemic metabolic condition, leading to recurrent inflammatory arthritis and some of the most severe pain experienced by humans. As detailed in a recent Global Burden of Disease analysis of 195 countries and territories between 1990 and 2017, the incidence, prevalence, and disability burden of gout have risen worldwide for decades, and the condition now affects > 10 million US adults (4%)..