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Gout in pediatric renal transplant recipients.

Abstract:

Clinical gout has rarely been described after pediatric renal transplantation (RTx), although asymptomatic hyperuricemia is common in these patients. We describe three male pediatric patients who presented with gouty arthritis 7-8.5 years following RTx. Since receiving allopurinol, all patients had been free of gouty symptoms. To prevent severe bone marrow depletion, the dosage of azathioprine, an immunosupressant drug, was reduced by 50% to prevent interaction with allopurinol. Because atypi...

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10.1007/s00467-010-1599-6

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Journal:
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany)
Volume:
25
Issue:
12
Pages:
2535-2538
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1432-198X
ISSN:
0931-041X
URN:
uuid:9bc3ea53-62cc-4c42-a68b-727ae378d868
Source identifiers:
373908
Local pid:
pubs:373908

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