IRVING FREEMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HERMAN MEISEL, M.D., F.A.C.S.
It has long been recognized that the serum uric acid may be elevated in a variety of diseases,1 including gout, chronic nephritis, acute febrile diseases, pneumonia, sepsis, typhoid fever, erysipelas, scarlatina, tuberculosis, pernicious anemia immediately after onset of therapy, hemolytic anemias, polycythemia, diseases of the liver and biliary system, severe cardiac decompensation, diabetes mellitus (particularly with acidosis), leukemias6 and lymphomata, chronic eczema, psoriasis and urticaria. A high fat diet and fasting also have been known to be associated with high uric acid levels. Excretion of uric acid roughly parallels the degree of elevation of this material in the blood, provided
FREEMAN I, MEISEL H. RENAL CALCULI AS COMPLICATIONS OF LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMATA1. Ann Intern Med. ;50:1050–1056. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-4-1050
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(4):1050-1056.
Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia/Lymphoma, Nephrolithiasis, Nephrology, Urological Disorders.
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