Disease Information for Hyperuricemia

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cloudy or purulent urine
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Aspirin/salicylate treatment chronic
Patient/Gout
Patient/Polycythemia vera
Patient/Hodgkins disease
Patient/Lymphoma, malignant, non-Hodgkins
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Uric acid, serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Arthritis, gouty type
Kidney stone/Nephrolithiasis/Urolithiasis
Kidney stone/Uric acid/urates
Nephritis tubulointerstitial
Nephritis, interstitial
Pseudogout (CPPD) arthritis
Uric acid kidney stone formation
Calcium Containing Kidney Stones
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Renal/kidney involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Calcium containing kidney stone process
Pathophysiology/Crystal-induced uropathy
Pathophysiology/Renal intratubular obstruction process
Process
PROCESS/Metabolic/storage disorder (category)
PROCESS/Paraneoplastic disorder (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Allopurinol (Zyloprim)
RX/Forced diuresis
RX/Hydration/fluids/IV
RX/Oxypurinol
RX/Rasburicase (Elitek Fasturtec)
RX/Sulfinpyrazone (Anturane)
Definition

A buildup of uric acid (a byproduct of metabolism) in the blood; a side effect of some anticancer drugs.

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