Which specialist consultations are beneficial in the treatment of hyperuricemia?

Updated: Aug 31, 2018
  • Author: James W Lohr, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Consultations with the following specialists may be indicated:

  • A rheumatologist, for patients with acute or chronic gouty arthritis
  • A renal medicine specialist, for patients with acute urate nephropathy or chronic renal failure
  • A urologist, for patients who present with symptomatic uric acid nephrolithiasis

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