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hyperuricemia

 [hi″per-u″rĭ-se´me-ah]
an excess of uric acid or urates in the blood. adj., adj hyperurice´mic.

hy·per·u·ri·ce·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-yū'ri-sē'mē-ă),
Enhanced blood concentrations of uric acid.

hyperuricemia

/hy·per·uri·ce·mia/ (-u″rĭ-se´me-ah) uricemia; an excess of uric acid in the blood.hyperurice´mic

hyperuricemia

(hī′pər-yo͝or′ĭ-sē′mē-ə)
n.
The presence of an abnormally high concentration of uric acid in the blood, as in gout.

hyperuricaemia, hyperuricemia

See gout.

hyperuricemia

Internal medicine An accumulation of uric acid–a byproduct of normal metabolism, a side effect of cancer therapy. See Gout.

hy·per·u·ri·ce·mi·a

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

Hyperuricemia

Excessively high levels of uric acid in the blood, often producing gout.
Mentioned in: Gout, Uric Acid Tests

hyperuricemia

an excess of uric acid in the blood; found in Dalmatian dogs and selected strains of chickens.
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20 Hyperuricemia is associated with kidney damage manifested by glomerular hypertrophy and sclerosis.
The researchers found a lower risk of developing hyperuricemia in those with higher water intake, compared with those with lower intake (adjusted OR, 0.
3 Hyperuricemia in psoriatic patients is an accepted comorbidity,5 which predisposes patients to gouty arthritis and is now considered as an emerging risk factor for cardiovascular mortality and morbidity.
To certify that only cases of asymptomatic hyperuricemia were studied, participants with a history of gout attacks were excluded.
Gout is a highly symptomatic and painful form of inflammatory arthritis caused by hyperuricemia, or elevated sUA levels in the blood, which can lead to painful flares and serious potential long-term health consequences.
This fixed-dose combination provides a dual mechanism of action in a single tablet that can address both underlying causes of hyperuricemia - overproduction and underexcretion of serum uric acid.
Now there is also good reason to believe that hyperuricemia may be a risk factor for heart disease, and other problems in the arteries.
Hyperuricemia was diagnosed when serum uric acid levels were [greater than or equal to] 7 mg/dL for males or [greater than or equal to] 6 mg/dL for females [6,7] In addition, participants with [greater than or equal to] 40 U/L serum alanine amino transferase (ALT) were classified as those with elevated ALT levels.
Asymptomatic hyperuricemia is irrationally treated with drugs on a large scale causing un-necessary side-effects and loss of finances.
1 mg/dL in women are classified as hyperuricemia (although some laboratories and research groups use different limits).
But, the Cleveland Clinic rheumatologist points out one significant difference: While cholesterol abnormalities generally are treated aggressively to reduce the risk of heart attacks, hyperuricemia usually doesn't garner the same vigilance to prevent gout attacks.