What are the three pathophysiologic categories of hyperuricemia?

Updated: Aug 31, 2018
  • Author: James W Lohr, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
  • Print
Answer

Hyperuricemia is generally divided into three pathophysiologic categories: uric acid underexcretion, uric acid overproduction, and combined causes.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!