• Hyperuricemia in unselected admissions to a general hospital was found to be a significant correlate of alcohol abuse in male subjects. Unexplained elevation of the serum uric acid level should always stimulate inquiry for the behavioral features of alcoholism.
(Arch Intern Med 1981;141:477-479)
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