PROXIMAL RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS
\pɹˈɒksɪmə͡l ɹˈiːnə͡l tjˈuːbjʊləɹ ɐsɪdˈə͡ʊsɪs], \pɹˈɒksɪməl ɹˈiːnəl tjˈuːbjʊləɹ ɐsɪdˈəʊsɪs], \p_ɹ_ˈɒ_k_s_ɪ_m_əl ɹ_ˈiː_n_əl t_j_ˈuː_b_j_ʊ_l_ə_ɹ ɐ_s_ɪ_d_ˈəʊ_s_ɪ_s]\
Definitions of PROXIMAL RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS
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A rare sometimes familial disorder of the renal tubule characterized by the inability to excrete urine of normal acidity. This leads to a hyperchloremic acidosis which is often associated with one or more secondary complications such as hypercalcinuria with nephrolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis, rickets, or osteomalacia and severe potassium depletion.
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