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Survey on management of gout among Dutch rheumatologists
  1. M K Reinders1,
  2. T L Th A Jansen2
  1. 1
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  2. 2
    Department of Rheumatology, Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  1. Dr T L Th A Jansen, Henri Dunantweg 2, 8934 AD, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands; t.jansen{at}

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Doherty et al recently published results of an international survey on the diagnosis and management of gout conducted among delegates attending EULAR 2006.1 In addition, we would like to present the results of a survey conducted among 242 Dutch rheumatologists in 2005.

We sent a survey to all Dutch rheumatologists and those in training, all of whom were member of the Dutch Society for Rheumatology. We presented a case of tophaceous gout and recurrent gouty arthritis where the serum urate level …

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