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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the study population

From: Hidden gout- Ultrasound findings in patients with musculo-skeletal problems and hyperuricemia

Clinical and laboratory characteristics Gout (n = 27) Asymptomatic hyperuricemia (n = 31) Normouricemic controls (n = 16)
Mean Age, yrs 54,2 54,7 52,5
Male,% 81,5 61,3 56,2
Mean serum uric acid value in mg/dl (mmol/l)) 7,7 (458,1) 8,1 (481,9) 5,2 (309,4)
BMI (kg/m2) 30,0 31,5 28,6
Triglycerides in mg/dl (mmol/l)) 199,0 (2,269) 201,3 (2,295) 128,6 (1,466)
Cholesterol in mg/dl (mmol/l) 215,9 (5,613) 232,7 (6,05) 224,1 (5,827)
Glucose in mg/dl (mmol/l) 101,3 (5,622) 105,9 (5,877) 94,4 (5,239)
GGT (U/l) 103,0 61,9 38,9