Gout, hyperuricemia, and other crystal-associated by V. Michael Holers

By V. Michael Holers

This glorious reference discusses the medical manifestations and differential analysis of gout, hyperuricemia, and similar arthropathies as a result of crystals deposited in joints.
Presents new findings in irritation pathogenesis!
Providing historic point of view in addition to the main up to date technological know-how, Gout, Hyperuricemia, and different Crystal-Associated Arthropathies

  • describes the mechanisms of irritation
  • profiles the mobile and molecular biology of crystal-cell interplay
  • reviews groundbreaking epidemiological reviews of gout
  • outlines acute neutrophil-mediated synovitis
  • details the makes use of of radiographic imaging in detecting and reading crystal deposition
  • highlights musculoskeletal syndromes linked to calcium oxalate, calcium pyrophosphate, and different forms of crystals
  • links gout to stipulations similar to diabetes, weight problems, high blood pressure, and alcohol intake
  • extends insights from gout examine to different sorts of arthritis
  • and extra!
    Featuring over 500 references, tables, drawings, images, and micrographs, Gout, Hyperuricemia, and different Crystal-Associated Arthropathies is acceptable for rheumatologists, orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons, internists and first care physicians, scientific pharmacologists, rehabilitation and inflammatory ailment experts, neurologists, immunologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and scientific university and graduate scholars in those disciplines.
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