Gout is characterized by deposition of urate crystals in soft tissues and in joints. This is an inflammatory disorder that is caused due to excess of uric acid in the blood vessels. Uric acid which are less soluble in blood get deposited in the soft tissues and blood vessels. These are different from the normal rheumatoid arthritis and ostoarthritisA journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
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