hyperuricaemia


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Related to hyperuricaemia: uric acid, purine

hy·per·u·ri·ce·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-yūr'i-sē'mē-ă)
Enhanced blood concentrations of uric acid.
Synonym(s): hyperuricaemia.

hyperuricaemia

An abnormal level of uric acid in the blood, as a result of serum urate levels that exceed the limit of solubility. This results in the deposition of crystals of monosodium urate monohydrate in joints and tendons, causing GOUT. Hyperuricaemia is most commonly due to a genetically determined defect in the excretion of urates by the kidneys.
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He also talked about the role of diet in Hyperuricaemia. Use of Fructose is now being recommended but there is no evidence that purine food has any major effect.
Controls were patients who are non- hypertensive or suffering with any other condition known to cause hyperuricaemia. Serum uric acid was measured by using.
Pharmacodynamic, pharmacokinetic and tolerability evaluation of concomitant administration of lesinurad and febuxostat in gout patients with hyperuricaemia. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2014;53:2167-74.
[39] As CVD is a major risk factor in CKD, and as RRT is so limited, it would not seem unreasonable to recommend careful use of allopurinol in patients with asymptomatic hyperuricaemia from CKD stage 3 onwards, commencing when the UA level rises above the normal range.
Gout--a systemic disease where there excess uric acid in the blood (hyperuricaemia), causing urate crystals to build up around the joints.
A 72-year-old Brazilian woman with hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidaemia, hyperuricaemia, hypothyroidism, obesity, and alcohol abuse had dyspnoea, cough, and vomiting for 3 weeks.
Prevalence of hyperuricaemia in a rural population of Nigerian Niger Delta region.
Primary hyperparathyroidism is diagnosed by means of blood chemistry testing: raised PTH, hypercalcemia, hypophosphataemia, hyperuricaemia, anaemia, raised ESR, hypomagnesaemia, hypokalaemia, and hyperchloremic acidosis.
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