POLYNEUROPATHY ARISING IN THE COURSE OF GOUT- A CASE REPORT
Özlem YOLERİ, Berrin ÖNGEN, İlker ŞENGÜL, Neşe ÖLMEZ, Asuman MEMİŞ, Figen EŞMELİ
Keywords: Gout, polyneuropathy, colchicine, alcohol, vitamin B12
Polyneuropathy arising in the course of gout may be due to various reasons. Colchicine intake, alcohol abuse and vitamin B12 deficiency are among these.
A 65-year-old male patient has been reported to remind the physicians the reasons underlying the polyneuropathy seen in gouty arthritis and emphasize the difficulty of a differential diagnosis.