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Unformatted text preview: from the body through the bowel and kidney. Renal under excretion of uric acid is the primary cause of Hyperuricemia in about 90% of cases, while overproduction is the cause in less than 10%. Risk factors for Gout include:- Lifestyle o Excess alcohol intake o Excess fructose sweetened drinks o A diet rich in meats, cheeses and seafood Genetics o Family history of Gout o A few rare genetic causes predispose people, these include:- Familial Juvenile Hyperuricemic Nephropathy Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease Phosphoribosylpyrophosphate Synthetase Super activity Medical conditions o Metabolic syndrome o Obesity o Hypertension o Renal failure Medications o Diuretics o Niacin o Aspirin o Cyclosporin...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10