EE Chapter 83 Arthritis, Osteoarthritis & Gout arthritis Q&A (1 OF 54) Sample Questions
1. Characteristics of GOUT, a group of disorders of purine and pyrimidine metabolism may include:
I. Hereditary metabolite disease marked by inflammation of the joints.
II. The joint inflammation is caused by precipitation of uric acid crystals.
III. It is a type osteoporosis.
- A. I only
- B. III only
- C. I and II only
- D. II and III only
- E. All are correct
Tips: Gout is a group of disorders of purine and pyrimidine metabolism. It is manifested by hyperuricemia, recurrent characteristic arthritis induced by deposit of crystals in and around the joint of the extremities, which may lead to destruction and severe crippling of joints.