Definition of Gouty arthritis
1. Noun. A painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints.
Medical Definition of Gouty arthritis
1. An attack that is usually extremely painful of joint inflammation due to deposits of uric acid crystals in the joint fluid (synovial fluid) and joint lining (synovial lining). Intense joint inflammation occurs as white blood cells engulf the uric acid crystals, causing pain, heat, and redness of the joint tissues. The term gout commonly is used to refer to these painful arthritis attacks but gouty arthritis is only one manifeatation of gout. (12 Dec 1998)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gouty Arthritis
Literary usage of Gouty arthritis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"... upon acute gouty arthritis, but typical acute attacks are often missing in the anamnesis. In such cases, there may be difficulty in differentiating the ..."
2. Oral Abscesses by Kurt Hermann Thoma (1916)
"gouty arthritis should not be confused with true gout, for many of the characteristics are lacking. It is a disease of the metabolism which may attack any ..."
3. A Manual of Pathological Histology by Victor Cornil (1880)
"E. gouty arthritis. — Gouty affections of the articulations, like scrofulous arthritis, are divided into two stages. In the first there is seen a simple ..."
4. The Clinical Journal (1901)
"The deformities of gouty arthritis are due to gross disorganisation of the component tissues, to indolent effusions of synovia, ..."
5. Pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green (1905)
"k gouty arthritis. The deposits may take place во frequently and throughout ... gouty arthritis ..."