Pyroglutamic acidosis in a renal transplant patient

Foot, Carole L., Fraser, John F. and Mullany, Daniel V. (2005) Pyroglutamic acidosis in a renal transplant patient. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 20 12: 2836-2838. doi:10.1093/ndt/gfi184


Author Foot, Carole L.
Fraser, John F.
Mullany, Daniel V.
Title Pyroglutamic acidosis in a renal transplant patient
Journal name Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0931-0509
1460-2385
Publication date 2005
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1093/ndt/gfi184
Volume 20
Issue 12
Start page 2836
End page 2838
Total pages 3
Place of publication Oxford
Publisher Oxford University Press.
Language eng
Subject 11 Medical and Health Sciences
1103 Clinical Sciences
Abstract Metabolic acidosis is a common acid–base disorder in critically ill patients. Elucidation of the cause usually commences with the calculation of the anion gap. Increased anion gap metabolic acidosis is commonly due to lactic acidosis, renal failure, ketoacidosis as well as a multitude of drugs including toxic alcohols. Pyroglutamic acidosis (5-oxoprolinuria) is a rare cause of increased anion gap acidosis and has not previously been reported in a renal transplant patient.
Keyword Acid-base disorders
Renal transplant
Acidosis; glutathione
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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