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Brief Communications
December 1983

Gouty Neuropathy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center and Medical Service, Neurology Section, Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, San Antonio, Tex.

Arch Neurol. 1983;40(13):823-824. doi:10.1001/archneur.1983.04050120073013
Abstract

• A patient with gout had a peripheral neuropathy that improved with the lowering of the serum uric acid level. He had a relapse when hyperuricemia recurred, suggesting that the hyperuricemia of gout may produce a treatable form of peripheral neuropathy.

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