CARL G. MORLOCK, M.D., F.A.C.P.; EDWARD F. ROSENBERG, M.D., F.A.C.P.
We recently observed a case wherein severe tophaceous gout coexisted with nontropical sprue. We were unable to find a record of a similar case after careful search of the literature.
A 50 year old man registered at the Mayo Clinic in August, 1939, complaining of loss of weight, intractable diarrhea and recurrent attacks of severe arthritis. He had spent all of his life in Canada except for rare, brief visits to the northeastern part of the United States. He smoked approximately 20 cigarettes each week. He used alcohol only as an occasional social cocktail.
For at least 25
MORLOCK CG, ROSENBERG EF. THE COEXISTENCE OF TOPHACEOUS GOUT AND NONTROPICAL SPRUE. REPORT OF A CASE(THE COEXISTENCE OF TOPHACEOUS GOUT AND NONTROPICAL SPRUE. REPORT OF A CASE*). Ann Intern Med. 1944;20:981–989. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-6-981
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(6):981-989.
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