Proposed criteria for acute arthritic of primary Gout

Posted at — José Pedro Martínez — junio 24th, 2012 — 7:22 PM under criterios

1.     More than one attack of acute arthritis

2.     Maximum infiammation developed within 1 day

3.     Monoarthritis atta�k

4.     Redness observed over joints

5.     First metatarsophalangeal joint painful or swollen

6.     Unilateral first metatarsophalangeal joini attack

7.     Unilateral tarsal joint attack

8.     Tophus (proven or suspected)

9.     Hyperuricemia

10. Asymmetric swelling within a joint on x ray*

11. Subcortical cysts without erosíons on x ray

12. Monosodium urate monohydrate microcrystais in joint fluid during attack

Joint fluid culture negative for organisms during attack

This criterion could logically be found on examination as well as on x ray. However the protocol did not request this inforrnation in regard to examination.

Pérez M, Ramírez M, Manjón M. Gota tofácea crónica. Reumatol Clin. 2010;06:322-3.

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