DAVID BRONSKY, M.D.; ARTHUR BERNSTEIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Gout has been reported as occurring concurrently with the hyperuricemia found in leukemia1 and in polycythemia vera.2 In multiple myeloma, a condition resembling leukemia, there is also a hyperuricemia, but to our knowledge no case has been reported with concomitant acute gout. We wish to report such a case, which was further complicated by a hemorrhagic gastroenteritis following colchicine therapy.
A 68 year old Jewish salesman entered Cook County Hospital on July 18, 1953, complaining of a painful left knee. He stated that he had been in good health until the morning of July 5, 1953, two weeks
BRONSKY D, BERNSTEIN A. ACUTE GOUT SECONDARY TO MULTIPLE MYELOMA: A CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. ;41:820–823. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-4-820
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(4):820-823.
Gout, Hematology/Oncology, Multiple Myeloma, Rheumatology.
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