Disease Information for Renal tubular acidosis acquired

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Short stature
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Magnesium (Lab)
URINE Anion Gap
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Non Gap Acidosis (LAB)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis
Acidosis, metabolic
Hypomagnesemia
Magnesium deficiency
Renal tubular acidosis, acquired
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Process
PROCESS/Water/electrolyte balance disorder
Definition

often caused by sjogens syndrome; distal poor acidification of yrine makes for alkaline urine in acidemia; non anion gap acidosis, with recurrent calcium phosphate stones and absent-low urine citrate. usually osteoporosid too. treatment with potassium citrate helps stone forming process;

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