retrocedent goutmedical dictionary

An obsolete term for the occurrence of severe gastric, cardiac, or cerebral symptoms during an attack of gout, especially when the joint and other symptoms suddenly subside at the same time.

Saturnine gout, gout occurring in a person with lead poisoning.

Synonyms: lead gout.

Secondary gout, gout resulting from increased serum uric acid levels as a result of an antecedent disease, such as a proliferative disease of the blood and bone marrow, lead poisoning, or prolonged chronic renal failure (on dialysis).

Tophaceous gout, gout in which deposits of uric acid and urates occur as gouty tophi.

(05 Mar 2000)

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