ROBERT M. STECHER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; A. H. HERSH, Ph.D.; WALTER M. SOLOMON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Despite the fact that gout has long been recognized as a hereditary disease and that much study has been devoted to this phase of the problem, the exact pattern of inheritance has not been clearly identified. It seemed likely that a broader concept of the disease and the application of modern methods of genetic investigation to readily available data might add much to our understanding of the disease. The present study was undertaken in the hope that these potentialities might be realized.
The most striking features of gout have always been associated with the joint phenomena. Characteristically these consist of
STECHER RM, HERSH AH, SOLOMON WM. THE HEREDITY OF GOUT AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO FAMILIAL HYPERURICEMIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;31:595–614. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-4-595
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