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RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS

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RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS

1. RTAs are hyperchloremic NAGMAs (low HCO 3 - + high Cl - ).

2. There is one proximal type (2) and two distal types (1 and 4).

3. Serum K + level is low to normal in Types 1 and 2, and high in Type 4.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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