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Where do Uric Acid Crystals deposits?

Where do Uric Acid Crystals deposits?

Where do Uric Acid Crystals deposits?




@healthbiztips by Arlene Gentallan

JOINTS

When uric acid crystals deposit in the joint spaces, signs and symptoms of Gouty Arthritis arises.

Uric Acid Crystals don't just deposit in joints but also within other areas around the body, particularly Connective Tissues.


Connective tissues includes:
  • Bones
  • Cartillage
  • Ligaments
  • Tendons

Under the Skin:

Tophi is the crystallized form of uric acid. It is formed secondary to high uric acid levels in the body. They can also deposit beneath the skin where they form obvious lumps.


Deposits of uric acid crystal can be found in areas where uric acids are high such as:
  • Synovial fluid of the joints
  • Myocardium of the heart
  • Kidneys
  • Ears
  • Underneath the Skin

Uric acid crystal deposits in joints leading to Gouty Arthritis, and on it's late stage, deposition of uric acid kidney stone can lead to renal damage and failure.




GOUTY ARTHRITIS
Related Articles:
What is Gout?
What is Gouty Arthritis?
Brief History of Gouty Arthritis
What is Hyperuricemia?
What is Uric Acid?
Can Humans Break Down Uric Acid?
What are the Signs and Symptoms of Gouty Arthritis?
How is Gout Diagnosed?
What are the Risk Factors for Developing Gout?
Is there a Genetic Predispisition to Gout?
Is there a Gender preference for Gout?
Stages of Gouty Arthritis: Importance of knowing the Stage of Your Gout?
Where do Uric Acid Crystals deposits?
What is Podagra? Great toe pain
What Triggers the Crystallization of Uric Acid in Joints?
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