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Urate Deposition and Stone Formation in the Kidney in Renal Hypouricemia

  • O. Sperling
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Abstract

Renal hypouricemia is associated with various degrees of hyperuricosuria. This abnormality is the cause of two types of pathological manifestation: uric acid urolithiasis and uric acid nephropathy associated with acute renal failure. In the following, I shall elaborate on the various types of renal hypouricemia, on the mechanism of the renal tubular defect, and on the clinical pathological manifestations.

Keywords

Uric Acid Urate Transport Urate Excretion Urate Deposition Renal Hypouricemia 
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