• Annika SimonEmail author


Hyperuricemia is present when the uric acid level in serum exceeds the standard value of 3.5–7.0 mg/dl for male and of 2.5–5.7 mg/dl for women. Since the serum is generally saturated at a concentration of about 7.0 mg/dl, higher values may lead to deposition of the so-called urate crystals.


Acid Value Physical Examination Uric Acid Medical History Diagnostic Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Urology and Urological OncologyHannover University Medical SchoolHannoverGermany

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