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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

(hī′pər-yo͝or′ĭ-sē′mē-ə)
n.
The presence of an abnormally high concentration of uric acid in the blood, as in 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
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Hyperuricemia is the initial and most common abnormality, induces acute renal injury by intra-renal uric acid crystallization and It aggravates precipitation of calcium phosphate crystals in the renal tubules.
Yoo et al, also reported about connection between raised uric acid and insulin resistance among non-pregnant women and blamed hyperuricemia as an element of risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus12.
Table 2 shows that among participating physicians, 64.7% correctly identified AH and gout as being different but related diagnoses; 84.6% chose the correct AH definition, 71.1% correctly identified urate hyperproduction, and 55.2% correctly identified decreased renal excretion as being possible mechanisms of hyperuricemia.
The summit had been organized by Hyperuricemia Advisory Council, an advisory body comprising leading urologists, diabetologists, professors of medicines and endocrinology which is striving for the awareness about hyperuricemia or dangers of elevated levels of uric acid in the general public.
Lesinurad (Zurampic) may be helpful for patients with hyperuricemia that doesn't response to high doses of xanthine oxidase inhibitors (XOI) or if they're intolerant to lower inadequate doses, he said.
This phenomenon is termed as HPRT1 deficiency (OMIM: 308000), an X-linked recessive inherited disease.[1] A complete deficiency of HPRT1 (Lesch-Nyhan syndrome) is accompanied by hyperuricemia, severe motor disability, and self-injurious behavior.
The absence of hyperuricemia is inadequate alone to rule out a gout diagnosis because the sUA level may drop to normal during a gout attack.
Due to the facts on hyperuricemia cases and taking into consideration the evolving lifestyle of individuals, this study remains significant to incorporate new and feasible products from leaf sources that have a potential for enhancing bodily functions.
It prevents the progression of chronic kidney disease in patients with hyperuricemia and prevents kidney fibrosis by inhibiting the synthesis of uric acid.
In addition to kidney disease, ADTKD-UMOD families often suffer from gout and hyperuricemia. ADTKD-REN is caused by mutations in the REN gene encoding renin and is associated with childhood anemia, hyperuricemia, gout, and hyperkalemia (2).
The average age of renal replacement therapy entrance is between 40 and 60 years, although this may depend on other variables as degree of penetrance of the mutation, hyperuricemia, and comorbidities [4-6].
Gout is characterized by hyperuricemia and attacks of acute synovial inflammation secondary to the deposition of sodium urate crystals [1-3].