Korean guidelines for the management of gout

Korean J Intern Med. 2023 Sep;38(5):641-650. doi: 10.3904/kjim.2023.206. Epub 2023 Aug 28.


Gout is the most common form of arthritis, with the prevalence increasing worldwide. The present treatment guidelines provide recommendations for the appropriate treatment of acute gout, management during the inter-critical period, and prevention of chronic complications. The guidelines were developed based on evidence-based medicine and draft recommendations finalized after expert consensus. These guidelines are designed to provide clinicians with clinical evidence to enable efficient treatment of gout.

Keywords: Gout; Guidelines; Treatment.

Publication types

  • Guideline
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Arthritis, Gouty*
  • Asian People
  • Consensus
  • Gout* / diagnosis
  • Gout* / drug therapy
  • Humans
  • Republic of Korea