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
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BRONSKY D, BERNSTEIN A. ACUTE GOUT SECONDARY TO MULTIPLE MYELOMA: A CASE REPORT(ACUTE GOUT SECONDARY TO MULTIPLE MYELOMA: A CASE REPORT*). Ann Intern Med. 1954;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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