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Five-minute refresher – gout

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Gout flowchart

Dr Adrian Dunbar is a GPSI in musculoskeletal medicine in Yorkshire

The UK Gout Society is a registered charity which provides basic information to people living with gout, their families, friends and carers. Its goal is to increase public awareness about this painful, potentially disabling, but very treatable, disorder.  For more information visit:


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