What are the three pathophysiologic categories of hyperuricemia?

Updated: Nov 03, 2020
  • Author: James W Lohr, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Hyperuricemia is generally divided into the following three pathophysiologic categories:

  • Uric acid underexcretion
  • Uric acid overproduction
  • Combined causes

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