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Hyperuricemia MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hyperuricemia
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.449
Unique ID
D033461
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033461
Scope Note
Excessive URIC ACID or urate in blood as defined by its solubility in plasma at 37 degrees C; greater than 0.42mmol per liter (7.0mg/dL) in men or 0.36mmol per liter (6.0mg/dL) in women. This condition is caused by overproduction of uric acid or impaired renal clearance. Hyperuricemia can be acquired, drug-induced or genetically determined (LESCH-NYHAN SYNDROME). It is associated with HYPERTENSION and GOUT.
Previous Indexing
Uric Acid (1963-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Hyperuricemia Preferred
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