metabolic alkalosis


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metabolic alkalosis

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Noun1.metabolic alkalosis - alkalosis resulting from hydrogen-ion loss or excessive intake of alkaline substances
alkalosis - abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
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Few patients with CF can have hyponatremia, hypokalemia, and metabolic alkalosis that mimic Bartter syndrome, which called PBS.
Keep in mind that too much bicarbonate can create an imbalance on the opposite end of the spectrum, called metabolic alkalosis.
It is different from Bartter's syndrome, in which hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis may develop without primary renal disease.
Then, of course, there is the issue of diuretic use: "Indeed, volume depletion, hypokalemia, hyperkalemia, metabolic acidosis, metabolic alkalosis, hypomagnesemia, hyponatremia, and hypernatremia are complications that may occur from diuretic use.
The extremely high bicarbonate and low chloride are almost certainly due to metabolic alkalosis caused by vomiting associated with SMA syndrome (1).
Neonatal Bartter syndrome (NBS) is an autosomal recessive renal tubulopathy characterized by hypokalaemic, hypochloraemic metabolic alkalosis associated with increased urinary loss of sodium, potassium, calcium and chloride.
Metabolic alkalosis blunts the response of animals to the parathyroid hormone and increases the risk of subclinical hypocalcemia and milk fever.
We report a case of a chronic alcoholic patient who had primary wide anion-gap metabolic acidosis (concomitant severe lactic acidosis and ketoacidosis) caused by alcohol intoxication coupled with thiamine deficiency and concurrent respiratory and metabolic alkalosis, thus highlighting the complexity of metabolic derangements in persons with chronic alcohol abuse.
The animal was rehydrated before and after surgery with more of electrolyte solutions like Ringers lactate and Calcium borogluconate as cases usually suffers from hypochloremic, hypokalemic and hypocalcaemic metabolic alkalosis as stated by Peshin et al.
7) Our patient had a triad of hypertension, hypokalemia, and metabolic alkalosis that prompted a suspicion of primary aldosteronism.
Defective sodium-chloride absorption at this site causes urinary wasting of sodium, chloride, potassium, and magnesium, resulting in hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis with normal or reduced blood pressure [1].