What comorbid conditions increase the risk of developing gout?

Updated: Jan 26, 2021
  • Author: Bruce M Rothschild, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Certain comorbid conditions are associated with a higher incidence of gout, including the following [24, 25] :

  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Renal insufficiency
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Obesity
  • Anemia

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