Purine Metabolism: Hyperuricemia and Gout

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What is the aim of the lecture on Purine Metabolism: Hyperuricemia and Gout?

To correctly diagnose cases of acute or chronic gout

What is the danger of Hyperuricemia?

It may be associated with the clinical syndrome of gout

What is one of the core clinical problems associated with this module?

Acute joint pain

What is assumed knowledge for this module?

Metabolism of Nucleic acids and the De Novo salvage pathway

What is one of the objectives of the lecture?

To define gout and hyperuricemia

Prepare for the lecture on Purine Metabolism focusing on Hyperuricemia and Gout. Learn to diagnose acute or chronic gout and understand the definition of gout and hyperuricemia, as well as the causes of increased purine production and decreased excretion.

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