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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Overview

Acute uric acid nephropathy (AUAN) is a rapidly progressive reduction in kidney function (renal insufficiency) that is caused by high levels of uric acid in the urine[1][2].

References

  1. Conger JD (1990). "Acute uric acid nephropathy". Med Clin North Am. 74 (4): 859–71. PMID 2195258
  2. Robinson RR, Yarger WE (1977). "Acute uric acid nephropathy". Arch Intern Med. 137 (7): 839–40. PMID 879920

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