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Blood uric acid

Blood uric acid

Blood uric acid: The blood uric acid test measures the level of uric acid, which is a breakdown product of purine that is secreted by the kidney; this test is used to evaluate both liver and kidney function.

Diseases Associated with Blood uric acid

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Blood uric acid:

  • Genetic error in purine metabolism (increased production)
  • Metastatic cancer (increased production)
  • Multiple myeloma (increased production)
  • Leukemias (increased production)
  • Hemolysis (increased production)
  • Idiopathic hyperuricemia (decreased excretion of uric acid)
  • Chronic renal disease (decreased excretion of uric acid)
  • Acidosis (decreased excretion of uric acid)
  • Hypothyroidism (decreased excretion of uric acid)
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia (decreased excretion of uric acid)
  • Alcoholism (decreased excretion of uric acid)
  • Shock (decreased excretion of uric acid)
  • Wilson disease (decreased levels)
  • Fanconi syndrome (decreased levels)
  • Lead poisoning (decreased levels)
  • Sever liver dysfunction (decreased levels)

Basic Information: Blood uric acid

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Blood uric acid' may be involved.

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