Renal tubular acidosis
Renal tubular acidosis was found in Diagnosaurus 2.0 which helps you diagnose, treat, and follow up on over 900 medical conditions seen in everyday practice.
Explore 5-Minute Clinical Consult - view these FREE monographs:
-- The first section of this topic is shown below --
- Type I (distal H+ secretion defect): low serum K+, urine pH >5.5, associated with autoimmune disease, hypercalcemia
- Type II (proximal HCO3- reabosrbtion defect): low serum K+, urine pH < 5.5, associated with multiple myeloma, drugs (eg, sulfa)
- Type III (rare): normal serum K+, urine pH < 5.5, associated with renal insufficiency
- Type IV (hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism): high serum K+, urine pH < 5.5, associated with diabetes mellitus, drugs (eg, NSAIDs)