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.
References in periodicals archive
On familial gouty diathesis
associated with cerebral and renal symptoms in a small child.
This relation can be supported by the fact that the metabolism and excretion of uric acid may be influenced by inherited factors and that men with gouty diathesis
are at increased risk of stone formation.
1] Various clinical conditions promote acidic urine, including chronic diarrhea, excessive purine intake and gouty diathesis
(idiopathic low urine pH).