Acidosis

Acidosis refers to an excessively high acidic level in the blood. It is a type of electrolyte imbalance. The opposite of acidosis is alkalosis. Types of acidosis include metabolic acidosis, respiratory acidosis, ketoacidosis, lactic acidosis, and renal tubular acidosis. One dangerous type of acidosis is Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) which is ...

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Introduction: Acidosis

Summary: Abnormal acid accumulation or depletion of base. ...1,2

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Causes of Acidosis

The causes of acidosis depend on the particular type of acidosis, such as:

Causes of various types of metabolic acidosis include:

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Causes List for Acidosis

Some possible causes of Acidosis or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Acidosis

Types of acidosis include:

Similar conditions include:

  • Acidemia
  • Fetal acidemia
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Names and Terminology

Synonyms: acidemia ...Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)4 ...

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References

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  2. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ CN001755/ 
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ CN001755/ 

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