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About primary gouty arthritis NOT true



A 90% cases are mostly due to overproduction of uric acid than under excretion

B Uric acid level may be normal in case of a pt with an acute attack of gouty arthritis

C Male > female

D Synovial fluid aspiration is the most confirmatory test

Ans. A 90% cases are mostly due to overproduction of uric acid than under excretion

Over 90% of individuals with sustained hyperuricemia occur due to decreased uric acid excretion.

Extra Edge (H-18thPg- 2838): Excretion of >800 mg of uric acid per 24 h on a regular diet suggests that causes of overproduction of purine should be considered.

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