Prevention of Renal Damage by Treating Hyperuricemia

Azar Nickavar


Nephrolithiasis, obstructive renal failure, essential hypertension, and chronic tubulointerstitial nephritis have been considered as the renal complications of hyperuricemia. Massive proteinuria has been rarely reported as the primary manifestation of increased serum uric acid. This is the report of a child presented with proteinuira, hypertension, and glomerular scelrosis secondary to hypouricosuric hyperuricemia, who was treated by uric acid lowering management.

Keywords: Glomerular sclerosis, hypertension, hyperuricemia, proteinuria

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