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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