JOHN H. TALBOTT, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The clinical manifestations of gouty arthritis as it is usually seen are well documented and are readily recognized, be they associated with the acute involvement of the joints or the chronic changes. Less well appreciated are the vagaries of metabolic gout which include the unusual aspects of gouty arthritis in addition to the definitive complications which may embrace nonarticular structures of the body. Although the malady is a chronic one interspersed with acute exacerbations in all afflicted persons, it may be associated with a great diversity of clinical manifestations. In some patients irreparable joint involvement may be so extensive, especially
TALBOTT JH. THE DIVERSITY OF GOUTY ARTHRITIS AND ITS COMPLICATIONS*. Ann Intern Med. 1949;31:555–569. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-31-4-555
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(4):555-569.
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