Renal hypouricemia in school-aged children: screening of serum uric acid level before physical training

  title={Renal hypouricemia in school-aged children: screening of serum uric acid level before physical training},
  author={Akio Nakamura and Ryo Niimi and Yukishige Yanagawa},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
We present two cases of a 12-year-old Japanese boy and a 14-year-old Japanese girl who had exercise-induced acute renal failure (ARF). They experienced general fatigue, nausea/vomiting, and vague discomfort in the abdomen after physical exercise at school. In case of the boy, abdominal pain subsided, but renal dysfunction lasted 17 days, with peak levels of creatinine 9.4 mg/dl and uric acid 11.3 mg/dl. On the other hand, as the girl had suffered from hypouricemia before, she followed a doctor… CONTINUE READING
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