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Gout gone awry: the importance of proper diagnosis
  • Sophia Tessema,
  • Abdullahi Mahgoub,
  • Rasha Nakhleh
Sophia Tessema
Michigan State University
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Abdullahi Mahgoub
Hurley Medical Center
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Rasha Nakhleh
Oregon Health & Science University
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Abstract

Gout is the best known type of arthritis with a prevalence of 1-3% in the western world [1,2]. Although well understood there is growing evidence of the misdiagnosis of gout from other forms of arthritis. These errors lead to delay in accurate diagnosis and in appropriate care [2]

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

20 Jul 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
28 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
28 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
09 Aug 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
14 Sep 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending