Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Dupuytren's Disease
Dupuytren's disease are sometimes similar to those
experienced with other conditions. Your doctor will most likely be
able to find out from a physical exam whether you have Dupuytren's
Conditions with symptoms similar to those of Dupuytren's
disease can generally be grouped into the following categories:
To diagnose gout, blood and urine tests are needed but may not always give the answer.
Demonstrating high uric acid in the blood is essential, but you can have a high level of uric acid without having gout. Or you may have normal uric acid levels at the time of a gout attack.
To confirm the presence of gout, fluid drawn from the affected joint may be examined under a special polarizing microscope to see if it shows the characteristic crystals.
X-rays are useful in confirming long-term or chronic...