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A systematic review of ultrasonography in gout and asymptomatic hyperuricaemia
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    Usefulness of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of gout: a meta-analysis
    • Sylvain Mathieu, MD
    • Other Contributors:
      • Bruno Pereira, Marion Couderc, Martin Soubrier

    Dear Editor,

    In an article published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, Chowalloor et al. suggested, based on a literature review, that ultrasonography (US) is a promising tool which could be used in the diagnosis and management of gout [1]. In this letter, we wish to add further data to the Chowalloor et al. conclusion. We have performed a meta-analysis (up to July 2012) to investigate the frequency of ultrasonograph...

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