Familial hyperuricemia and renal insufficiency.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A kindred is described in which hyperuricemia and renal insufficiency were observed in three generations. The hyperuricemia appeared to precede the renal diseases. Lowering the serum uric acid level to normal did not decrease the progression of renal insufficiency. This suggested that the hyperuricemia was a marker of a familial nephropathy and possibly not the cause.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Foreman, JW; Yudkoff, M

Published Date

  • 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 115 - 118

PubMed ID

  • 2253250

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1012-6694


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Switzerland