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VIDEO: Validated definition for flares in patients with gout

SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Angelo L. Gaffo, MD, MSPH, discussed a study that determined a validated definition for gout flares. The definition was based on criteria that included: presence of any swelling joint, presence of warm joints, pain at rest greater than 3 in a scale out of 10 and patient self-reported gout flares.

SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Angelo L. Gaffo, MD, MSPH, discussed a study that determined a validated definition for gout flares. The definition was based on criteria that included: presence of any swelling joint, presence of warm joints, pain at rest greater than 3 in a scale out of 10 and patient self-reported gout flares.

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