Hyperuricemia Induced by Ethambutol

  • A. E. Postlethwaite
  • A. G. Bartel
  • W. N. Kelley
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 41 B)

Abstract

Ethambutol is commonly used to treat infections in man caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Fig. 1). We have found that ethambutol also produces a substantial increase in the serum urate concentration in many patients receiving this agent (Postlethwaite, et al., 1972).

Keywords

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Volume Depletion Serum Urate Extracellular Fluid Volume Renal Handling 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. E. Postlethwaite
    • 1
  • A. G. Bartel
    • 1
  • W. N. Kelley
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

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