Hyperuricemia



- Male 4.5-8.2 mg/dL; Female 3.0-6.5 mg/dL; Child 2-5.5 mg/dL;
 Increased: Gout
                    Renal Failure,
                    Increased DNA degredation (Leukemia,
                    Anemia, Chemotherapy, Toxemia of Pregnancy),
                    Meds (Diuretics), Lactic
                    Acidosis
                    PolyCystic Kidneys
                    Sarcoidosis (50% will have hyperuricemia);
                    Multiple Myeloma
Decreased: Uricosuric Meds (Salicylates, Probenecid, Allopurinol),
                      Wilson's dz, Fanconi's syndrome



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 1:52 pm