Gouty diathesis | definition of gouty diathesis by Medical dictionary
a state of susceptibility to attacks of gout or development of tophi, usually associated with hyperuricemia or hyperexcretion of urate in urine.
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1] Various clinical conditions promote acidic urine, including chronic diarrhea, excessive purine intake and gouty diathesis
(idiopathic low urine pH).
Ketone bodies compete with uric acid for renal tubular excretion, which can exacerbate disease in patients with gouty diathesis