Hyperkalemic Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis (RTA) Type ...
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Hyperkalemic Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis (RTA) Type 4 - 



Failure to acidify urine in collecting duct due to reduced Na reabsorption 

Either due to 

 - Reduced circulating aldosterone 

 - Abnormal collecting duct function 

Coupled mechanistically to K retention 



- Dr. John Booth https://twitter.com/ThePeanutKidney



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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