alkalosis


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abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues

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Cerebral edema due to hyperammonia causes hyperventilation and respiratory alkalosis (6,8).
Investigations revealed electrolytes imbalance, metabolic alkalosis, raised aldosterone and renin levels suggestive of NBS.
Metabolic alkalosis blunts the response of animals to the parathyroid hormone and increases the risk of subclinical hypocalcemia and milk fever.
We report a case of a chronic alcoholic patient who had primary wide anion-gap metabolic acidosis (concomitant severe lactic acidosis and ketoacidosis) caused by alcohol intoxication coupled with thiamine deficiency and concurrent respiratory and metabolic alkalosis, thus highlighting the complexity of metabolic derangements in persons with chronic alcohol abuse.
The animal was rehydrated before and after surgery with more of electrolyte solutions like Ringers lactate and Calcium borogluconate as cases usually suffers from hypochloremic, hypokalemic and hypocalcaemic metabolic alkalosis as stated by Peshin et al.
7) Our patient had a triad of hypertension, hypokalemia, and metabolic alkalosis that prompted a suspicion of primary aldosteronism.
Defective sodium-chloride absorption at this site causes urinary wasting of sodium, chloride, potassium, and magnesium, resulting in hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis with normal or reduced blood pressure [1].
Radiographs were unremarkable and alkalemia due to primary respiratory alkalosis was apparent in the arterial blood gases analysis results (Table 1).
The following MESH terms were used for the advanced search: Acid-Base, Equilibrium OR Acid-Base imbalance OR Acidosis OR Alkalosis OR Hydrogen-Ion Concentration, included in the title, the abstract or the key words.
Delta bicarbonate was calculated to unmask the superimposition of respiratory alkalosis or acidosis with metabolic acidosis and metabolic alkalosis.
Eddy (1985) stated that hypokalemia in fish might be associated with the alkalosis cutaneous or intestinal losses of K+ or due to metal toxicity.
Liddle's syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by early, and frequently severe, hypertension associated with low plasma renin activity, metabolic alkalosis due to hypokalemia, and hypoaldosteronism.
Clinicopathologic findings of intestinal obstructions are often nonspecific, but the most common diagnostic test abnormalities are metabolic alkalosis, hypochloremia, hypokalemia, hyponatremia, azotemia, hyperglycemia, and hemoconcentration.