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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2/2015

Open Access 01-12-2015 | Oral Presentation

The first metatarsophalangeal joint in gout and asymptomatic hyperuricaemia

Auteurs: Sarah Stewart, Nicola Dalbeth, Alain C Vandal, Keith Rome

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research | bijlage 2/2015

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Excerpt

Gout is a painful arthritis associated with high serum urate levels (hyperuricaemia) and subsequent crystal deposition in joints. Although not all people with Asymptomatic Hyperuricaemia (AH) develop gout, crystal deposition and sub-clinical joint damage have been observed in this population. Gout most commonly affects the first metatarsophalangeal joint (1MTP). Existing theories suggest this may be related to the structure and functional role of the joint during gait, yet such characteristics of the 1MTP have not been investigated in people with gout or with AH. The objective of this study was to identify 1MTP characteristics in these people by comparing them with normouricaemic controls. …
Metagegevens
Titel
The first metatarsophalangeal joint in gout and asymptomatic hyperuricaemia
Auteurs
Sarah Stewart
Nicola Dalbeth
Alain C Vandal
Keith Rome
Publicatiedatum
01-12-2015
Uitgeverij
BioMed Central
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research / Uitgave bijlage 2/2015
Elektronisch ISSN: 1757-1146
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1186/1757-1146-8-S2-O37