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PERIPHERAL JOINT [1 record]

Record 1 1993-03-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Bones and Joints
CONT

Gouty arthritis involves the peripheral joints due to deposition of crystals of monosodium urate in and about the joints and tendons.

CONT

The arthritis is induced by crystals of monosodium urate monohydrate which are demonstrable in the leukocytes of the synovial fluid. Some patients developed aggregated deposits of these crystals (tophi) in and around the joints of the extremities ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Os et articulations

Spanish

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