The Not-So-Great Places Urate Can Deposit

The evidence is growing that urate deposits are much more than just a joint problem. Urate can deposit almost anywhere in the body, including in the heart, kidneys, spine, and eyes and under the skin.1-7

In this vodcast series, Dr Ada Kumar examines the surprising and concerning places where urate deposition has been found in the body and what it means for patients with systemic urate deposition.

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