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Question 1: Treatment with NSAIDs, steroids, or ________ improves symptoms.
ProbenecidFenofibrateColchicineAllopurinol

Question 2: [54] As a drug predating the ________, colchicine was sold as a generic in the United States for many years.
PharmacovigilanceDrug developmentNew Drug ApplicationFood and Drug Administration (United States)

Question 3: Gout also can develop as a co-morbidity of other diseases, including polycythaemia, intake of cytotoxics, obesity, ________, hypertension, renal disorders, and hemolytic anemia.
Diabetes mellitusDiabetic retinopathyDiabetic ketoacidosisDiabetes mellitus type 1

Question 4: Gout usually presents as recurrent attacks of acute ________ (a red, tender, hot, swollen joint).
Rheumatoid arthritisCoeliac diseaseSystemic lupus erythematosusReactive arthritis

Question 5: ________ (the combination of hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, truncal obesity, increased cardiovascular disease risk)[11]
Myocardial infarctionDiabetes mellitusMetabolic syndromeAtherosclerosis

Question 6: People with long-standing ________ can form tophi (uric acid crystal deposits) in tissues.
Iron overloadHypouricemiaHyperuricemiaICD-10 Chapter XVIII: Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings

Question 7: [20] Gout can also occur when serum uric acid is normal, and when it is abnormally low (________).
HypouricemiaICD-10 Chapter XVIII: Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findingsHyperuricemiaIron overload

Question 8: [36] In rare cases, gout may be secondary to untreated ________ via the release of purines as a by-product of the breakdown of oxygen-starved cells.
Sleep apneaNarcolepsyHypersomniaOndine's curse

Question 9: [38] Options for treatment include application of cold, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), steroids, and ________.
AllopurinolColchicineProbenecidFenofibrate

Question 10: Gout is a medical condition that usually presents with recurrent attacks of acute ________ (red, tender, hot, swollen joint).
Systemic lupus erythematosusReactive arthritisRheumatoid arthritisCoeliac disease
















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