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What is hyperchloremic acidosis? What causes it?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Bicarb wasting

This is a physiologic disturbance when the kidney tubules don't do a good job of reabsorbing sodium bicarbonate.
Or the bicarb may be wasted as diarrhea, or chloride overloaded by normal saline infusions,

In brief: Bicarb wasting

This is a physiologic disturbance when the kidney tubules don't do a good job of reabsorbing sodium bicarbonate.
Or the bicarb may be wasted as diarrhea, or chloride overloaded by normal saline infusions,
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