L. MAXWELL LOCKIE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The first part of this paper will be devoted to a discussion of the effect of colchicine on gouty arthritis. The second part concerns the use of a diet high in fat, low in carbohydrate, and low in protein as a means of provoking attacks of gouty arthritis in some gouty patients.
During the past 10 years the physicians of the United States have realized the apparent increase in the number of cases of gout and the occurrence of a symptom of gout—namely gouty arthritis. Before the work of Hench,1 it was thought by many to be a disease which
LOCKIE LM. A DISCUSSION OF A THERAPEUTIC TEST AND A PROVOCATIVE TEST IN GOUTY ARTHRITIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;13:755–760. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-5-755
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(5):755-760.
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