Gout

Manifestations

Appropriate Tests

 

Urate for long-term management.

A normal serum urate does not exclude acute gout and an increased level is not specific for acute gout.

See also Hyperuricaemia.

See also Pseudogout.

Acute arthritis

Synovial fluid examination - microscopy (for crystals); see Arthritis; mono- or oligo-articular.

Hyperuricaemia

 

Urate nephropathy

See Renal tubulo-interstitial disorders.

Urinary tract calculi

See Urinary tract calculi.

Tophi