History of Gout

Title: Historical Archives of Italian Nephrology. The history of gout as a paradigmatic example to summarize all the stages in the evolution of the etiopathogenetic and nosographic concepts of medicine through the ages.
Capodicasa E, et al.
Publication: G Ital Nefrol. 2005 May-Jun;22(3):235-40.

Gout is one of the oldest known disease – its name comes from the Latin word “gutta” meaning “a drop”. In this paper, the author reviewed the history of gout, with particular attention to the interpretation of the origins of the joint and kidney involvement. By analyzing these, the authors are able to analyze the different stages in the evolution of our understanding of gout.

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