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alopurinol renal disease

Bozidar Curković
Gout is a severely disabling disorder, leading to poor quality of life, functional impairment with repercussion on physical activity, social functioning and emotional health. On the other hand, gout is probably the best understood and most manageable of all common systemic rheumatic diseases. The treatment of gout is appropriately divided into treatment of the acute attack and prevention of further attacks and of joint damage. Standard management of acute attacks of gout consists of rest, application of ice to the affected joint, and prescription of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or glucocorticoids which should be started immediately to be most effective...
2012: Reumatizam
R J Andrade, M de la Mata, M I Lucena, F López-Rubio, M A Corrales
The case of a 39-year-old female with mild renal failure and asymptomatic hyperuricemia who developed generalized exanthema, fever and eosinophilia followed by progressive jaundice and worsening of renal function 19 days after the initiation of treatment with alopurinol (300 mg/day) is reported. Liver biopsy showed a combination of mixed inflammatory infiltrate with abundant eosinophils and periportal necrosis and bridging, together with cholestasis and moderate steatosis. A review of the literature is made providing detailed analysis of other cases with preexisting renal failure and the role of renal dysfunction as a risk factor is discussed...
August 1997: Gastroenterología y Hepatología
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