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About 20 percent of gout sufferers, without therapy, will develop kidney stones made from uric acid, not calcium oxalate.
Today, uric acid crystals are easily recovered and identified under the microscope.
In 1776, uric acid was discovered by Swedish German scientist Carl Wilhelm Scheele, who found it in kidney stones and urine.
Gaffo started the patient on a medicine that allowed the kidneys to do a better job of ridding the body of uric acid.
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