Flashcards in Renal Tubular Acidosis Deck (4)
Defect in urine acidification in the distal tubule with impaired excretion of hydrogen
unable to acidify their urine below a pH of 6.0
hypocitrauria leads to CaPO4 stones and nephrocalinosis.
Treat with potassium citrate
Normal or negative urine AG
Positive urine AG