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Gout and dementia – the controversy continues

Gout [1] is one of the most common causes of inflammatory arthritis worldwide, characterised by urate crystal deposition in the joint spaces.  Previously recognized complications of gout include tophi, joint deformity, bone loss; renal disease such as nephrolithiasis, and ocular diseases such as conjunctivitis, uveitis, or scleritis [2]. 

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