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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of patients with gout flare during postsurgical period

From: Clinical characteristics and risk factors for gout flare during the postsurgical period

Variablesn = 31
Postoperative period, days3.7 ± 4.9
Number of involved joint
 Monoarticular19/31 (61.3)
 Oligo or polyarticular12/31 (38.7)
Involved joints at flare
 Lower extremity26/31 (83.9)
 Upper extremity3/31 (9.7)
 Both2/31 (6.5)
Flare site
 1st MTP6/46 (13.0)
 Foot except 1st MTP12/46 (26.0)
 Ankle10/46 (21.7)
 Knee12/46 (26.0)
 Elbow1/46 (2.2)
 Wrist1/46 (2.2)
 PIP, MCP4/46 (8.7)
  1. MTP, metatarsophalangeal; PIP, proximal interphalangeal joint; MCP, metacarpophalangeal