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TYPE 4 RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS (RTA)

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TYPE 4 RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS (RTA)

1. Aldosterone resistance in the principal cells of the late distal tubule and cortical collecting duct.

2. The Na + /K + ATPase counter-transporter does not function, associated with hyperkalemia. The acidosis is mild.


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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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