Svær toføs arthritis urica kan behandles, men overses stadig i sundhedsvæsenet

Ahmed Jamal Abbas Hamad*, Claus Rasmussen

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Abstract

This is a case report of a 68-year-old male with severe tophaceous gouty arthritis, diabetes, kidney impairment and ischaemic heart disease. The patient had repeated attacks of acute gout during a 20-year period and excessive tophaceous depositions. Walking was severely hampered by feet deformity and pain. No urate-lowering therapy was initiated despite contacts to several medical specialties. After the diagnosis was established, the patient was finally treated with allopurinol with an obvious beneficial effect on his symptoms and the size of the tophaceous depositions.

Bidragets oversatte titelSevere tophaceous gouty arthritis can be treated but is still overlooked in healthcare
OriginalsprogDansk
ArtikelnummerV11210884
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Læger
Vol/bind184
Udgave nummer5
Sider (fra-til)433-434
Antal sider2
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 14 feb. 2022

Emneord

  • Aged
  • Allopurinol/therapeutic use
  • Arthritis, Gouty/diagnosis
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Gout Suppressants/therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Renal Insufficiency

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