From South Korea: Risk for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Increased for Patients With Gout

Patients with gout, especially those younger than 60 years, have an increased risk for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), according to a study published online Dec. 26 in Diagnostics.

Woo Jin Bang, from the Hallym University College of Medicine in Anyang, South Korea, and colleagues retrieved data from 514,866 Korean National Health Insurance Service-Health Screening Cohorts from 2002 to 2019 to examine the risk for BPH in patients with gout. Data were analyzed for 14,961 gout patients and 58,764 matched controls.

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