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Ultrasonography in gout: utility in diagnosis and monitoring

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title = "Ultrasonography in gout: utility in diagnosis and monitoring",
abstract = "The use of ultrasonography has a considerable potential for diagnosis and monitoring of gout due to its capacity to detect urate crystal deposits in joints, e.g. on the cartilage surface, visualised as the double contour sign, and in soft tissues, e.g. as tophi. Furthermore, ultrasonography can visualise both synovitis and bone erosion. Consensus-based definitions for ultrasonographic elementary lesions in gout were validated in 2015, and ultrasonography is already included in the 2015 ACR/EULAR classification criteria for gout. This report evaluates the current literature on the use of ultrasonography for diagnosing and monitoring gout.",
author = "Christiansen, {Sara Nysom} and Mikkel {\O}stergaard and Lene Terslev",
note = "COPECARE",
year = "2018",
month = "10",
day = "10",
language = "English",
volume = "36 Suppl 114",
pages = "61--67",
journal = "Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology",
issn = "0392-856X",
publisher = "Pacini Editore SpA",
number = "5",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Ultrasonography in gout

T2 - utility in diagnosis and monitoring

AU - Christiansen, Sara Nysom

AU - Østergaard, Mikkel

AU - Terslev, Lene

N1 - COPECARE

PY - 2018/10/10

Y1 - 2018/10/10

N2 - The use of ultrasonography has a considerable potential for diagnosis and monitoring of gout due to its capacity to detect urate crystal deposits in joints, e.g. on the cartilage surface, visualised as the double contour sign, and in soft tissues, e.g. as tophi. Furthermore, ultrasonography can visualise both synovitis and bone erosion. Consensus-based definitions for ultrasonographic elementary lesions in gout were validated in 2015, and ultrasonography is already included in the 2015 ACR/EULAR classification criteria for gout. This report evaluates the current literature on the use of ultrasonography for diagnosing and monitoring gout.

AB - The use of ultrasonography has a considerable potential for diagnosis and monitoring of gout due to its capacity to detect urate crystal deposits in joints, e.g. on the cartilage surface, visualised as the double contour sign, and in soft tissues, e.g. as tophi. Furthermore, ultrasonography can visualise both synovitis and bone erosion. Consensus-based definitions for ultrasonographic elementary lesions in gout were validated in 2015, and ultrasonography is already included in the 2015 ACR/EULAR classification criteria for gout. This report evaluates the current literature on the use of ultrasonography for diagnosing and monitoring gout.

M3 - Journal article

VL - 36 Suppl 114

SP - 61

EP - 67

JO - Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology

JF - Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology

SN - 0392-856X

IS - 5

ER -

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