A comprehensive review on gout: the epidemiological trends, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment

Authors

  • Kanwal Ashiq Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Superior College, Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Mayyda Asif Bajwa Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Superior College, Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Samreen Tanveer Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Superior College, Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Mehwish Qayyum Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Superior College, Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Sana Ashiq Department of Applied Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Rabia Khokhar Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Farah Abid University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Admin

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.313

Abstract

Abstract

This review is aimed at provision of an updated knowledge about the gout and highlights the various areas which need to be focused for better healthcare. Relevant published articles in English Language were reviewed by utilizing various available databases including: Google Scholar, Springer Link, Science Direct and MEDLINE. The data reveal a precipitating number of gout cases from the developed countries, while the developing countries on the other hand are faced with an even higher threat. The risk factors and pathophysiology of gout are immaculate and clearly established. Hence, appropriate measures can be explored and worked on to pinpoint diagnosis, effective and economical treatment.

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Published

2020-12-29

How to Cite

Kanwal Ashiq, Mayyda Asif Bajwa, Samreen Tanveer, Mehwish Qayyum, Sana Ashiq, Rabia Khokhar, Farah Abid, & Admin. (2020). A comprehensive review on gout: the epidemiological trends, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.313

Issue

Section

Narrative Review