Disease Information for Dialysis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Myoclonus/Myoclonic jerks on exam
Paresthesias
Typical Clinical Presentation
Presentation/Splenomegaly/dialysis patient
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Dialysis shunt/hemodialysis
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
ApoA-I lipoprotein Level (Lab)
Aspartamine aminotransferase (SGOT, AST) (Lab)
BUN/Creatinine ratio (Lab)
Ferritin, serum (Lab)
Folic acid/Folate (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Aluminum level/blood (Lab)
Beta globulin, serum (Lab)
Beta2-microglobulin, serum (Lab)
CK-BB (Lab)
Homocysteine serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Aluminum toxicity/syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Folate deficiency
Heterotopic calcifying disorder
Hyperosmolar state
Hypertriglyceridemia
Iatrogenic disorder/complication/effects
Leukocytosis
Metabolic encephalopathy
Vitamin B complex deficiency
Vitamin deficiencies
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Renal/kidney involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Urologic (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anticoagulants
RX/Calcitrol (Calcijex)
RX/Folic/Folinic acid (Leukovorin)
Definition

The process of separating crystalloids and colloids in solution by the difference in their rates of diffusion through a semipermeable membrane; crystalloids pass through readily, colloids very slowly or not at all.

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