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Gout is a commonly recorded medical illness of the joints. It is a form of arthritis that is caused by a build-up of uric acid crystals in the joints. It can affect anyone. It occurs due to abnormal metabolism of uric acid. Uric acid is generated when breakdown of purines occurs.

Gout is a medical condition and a type of arthritis which causes discomfort and pain in the joints. Its typical symptoms are characterized by the sudden onset of severe pain, swelling, warmth, and redness of a joint. The clinical presentation of gout is not faint but marked and some are mimicked by bacterial infections.