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Does adrenal tumor cause gout?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Orr
Surgical Oncology 45 years experience
No: I am not aware of any association between gout and adrenal tumors and couldn't find a case in a brief pubmed search.
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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
May not or may: Rumors cause gout usually when the therapy destroys a multitude of cancer cells like circulating lymphocytes . If the adrenal tumor causes gout it may depend on how it effects metabolism and removal of uric acid. I am not certain how an adrenal tumor might do that, but it may depend on what type of adrenal tumor you have. Yours may not be responsible for you gout.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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