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3 Possible Causes for Failure to Thrive Secondary to Congenital Diarrhea

  • Renal Tubular Acidosis

    (kidney failure) Bicarbonate loss secondary to: Diarrhea, intestinal fistula, and medications (cholestyramine, magnesium sulfate, calcium chloride, acetazolamide) Acid loading[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] […] to thrive and a normal anion gap metabolic acidosis, the following pathologies beyond RTA are in the differential: Congenital hypothyroidism Obstructive uropathy Uremic acidosis[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] […] to other findings associated with the disease underlying their Fanconi syndrome In Type IV RTA, patients are often hyperkalemic Differential Diagnosis When a patient has failure[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • Proximal Renal Tubular Acidosis

    (kidney failure) Bicarbonate loss secondary to: Diarrhea, intestinal fistula, and medications (cholestyramine, magnesium sulfate, calcium chloride, acetazolamide) Acid loading[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] […] to thrive and a normal anion gap metabolic acidosis, the following pathologies beyond RTA are in the differential: Congenital hypothyroidism Obstructive uropathy Uremic acidosis[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] […] to other findings associated with the disease underlying their Fanconi syndrome In Type IV RTA, patients are often hyperkalemic Differential Diagnosis When a patient has failure[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • Hyperammonemia Type 3

    (kidney failure) Bicarbonate loss secondary to: Diarrhea, intestinal fistula, and medications (cholestyramine, magnesium sulfate, calcium chloride, acetazolamide) Acid loading[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] […] to thrive and a normal anion gap metabolic acidosis, the following pathologies beyond RTA are in the differential: Congenital hypothyroidism Obstructive uropathy Uremic acidosis[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] […] to other findings associated with the disease underlying their Fanconi syndrome In Type IV RTA, patients are often hyperkalemic Differential Diagnosis When a patient has failure[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

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