Previous Question Answers

 
print
Question :
Posted On : 12/10/2018 12:30:24
A 15 year old boy , a known case of hereditary spherocytosis presented with polyarthritis involving both ankles and right knee. His uric acid level is 7mg Is he to be treated as gout_?.Does the increased turnover of nucleated RBC precursers in hemolytic anaemia producea risk of hyperuricemia_?
3
Expert Answer :
Theoretically yes but in practical terms have not seen in my clinical experience. In fact the increased membrane turn over and turn over of `lipids and cholesterol predisposes patient to Heart disease at younger age group. Parvovirus can present in a similar way` do look for it. Also it may be unrelated.
Answer Discussion :
A
Alok Kumar
yesincreased hb precursor actually leads to hyperuricemua
6 months ago
D
DrArbab khan
Yes hyperurecemia lead to gout
6 months ago
G
George M
the rusk of hyperuricemia is mild
6 months ago



ask doctor
Ask a Doctor
Disclaimer: The information given by www.pediatriconcall.com is provided by medical and paramedical & Health providers voluntarily for display & is meant only for informational purpose. The site does not guarantee the accuracy or authenticity of the information. Use of any information is solely at the user's own risk. The appearance of advertisement or product information in the various section in the website does not constitute an endorsement or approval by Pediatric Oncall of the quality or value of the said product or of claims made by its manufacturer.
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0