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Renal tubular acidosis, distal

Renal tubular acidosis, distal: Introduction

Renal tubular acidosis, distal: A kidney disorder where the kidney is unable to effective remove acid from the blood and excrete it into the urine. The defect occurs in the distant portion of the kidney tubules whose job is to remove acid from the blood and excrete it through the urine. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Renal tubular acidosis, distal is available below.

Symptoms of Renal tubular acidosis, distal

Treatments for Renal tubular acidosis, distal

  • Treatment of any underlying conditions and cessation of medications that may be contributing to the condition
  • Alkali therapy - sodium bicarbonate, sodium citrate
  • Vitamin D administration
  • Potassium supplementation for hypokalemia
  • Potassium restriction and polystyrene sulphonate resins for hyperkalemia
  • more treatments...»

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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Renal tubular acidosis, distal as a "rare disease".
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