Gout and AA-Amyloidosis: A Case-Based Review

Margarita Aleksandrovna Gromova, Vladimir Viktorovich Tsurko
2021 Mediterranean Journal of Rheumatology  
AA-amyloidosis complicates many chronic infections and inflammatory diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and psoriatic arthritis, but its relationship to gout is extremely rare. As it is unknown definitely what the pathophysiological connections between gout and amyloidosis are, treatment issues of the diseases are open for discussion. Aim: To establish a link between gout and AA-amyloidosis, and to improve the quality of treatment in patients suffering from gout
more » ... fering from gout and AA-amyloidosis. Methods: We reviewed the English-language literature sources, searching not only for rare cases of the combination of gout and AA amyloidosis, but also detailed descriptions of the medical treatments for the two pathologies.
doi:10.31138/mjr.32.1.74 fatcat:l37e7boumva6zoo2az7mkh6qpq