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Gout in People with Down Syndrome

Author: Brian Chicoine, MD - Medical Director, Adult Down Syndrome Center

Gout is more common in people with Down syndrome (DS), as indicated by the study at this link and our experience at the Adult Down Syndrome Center. Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis caused by a build-up of uric acid in the body. People who experience gout typically have an elevated a

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