Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that develops when an excess of uric acid in the blood leads to deposits of uric acid crystals in one or more joints, causing inflammation.
4x more men than women have gout—8 in 10 (81%) of people with gout are men
0.8% of Australians had gout in 2014–15, based on self-reported survey data. That is approximately 192,000 people
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