renal tubular acidosis

A rare disorder in which structures in the kidney that filter the blood are impaired, producing urine that is more acid than normal.

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  • renal tubular acidosis — n decreased ability of the kidneys to excrete hydrogen ions that is associated with a defect in the renal tubules without a defect in the glomeruli and that results in the production of urine deficient in acidity * * * (RTA) a variety of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Renal tubular acidosis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = Significant bilateral nephrocalcinosis (calcification of the kidneys) on a frontal X ray (radiopacities (white) in the right upper and left upper quadrant of the image), as seen in distal renal tubular… …   Wikipedia

  • distal renal tubular acidosis — renal tubular acidosis without the usual lowering of the pH of urine in the distal tubules. A nonhereditary type seen in infant boys is called Lightwood syndrome, and an autosomal dominant type seen later in life is called Butler Albright… …   Medical dictionary

  • proximal renal tubular acidosis — renal tubular acidosis caused by malfunction of the proximal tubules. Mild forms are often accompanied by bicarbonaturia; severe forms such as Fanconi syndrome may be free of bicarbonaturia but show increased excretion of other solutes. Called… …   Medical dictionary

  • Distal renal tubular acidosis — Classification and external resources OMIM 179800 MeSH D000141 …   Wikipedia

  • generalized distal renal tubular acidosis — distal renal tubular acidosis associated with hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism, usually associated with diabetes mellitus. Called also type 4 renal tubular a …   Medical dictionary

  • type 1 renal tubular acidosis — distal renal tubular a …   Medical dictionary

  • type 2 renal tubular acidosis — proximal renal tubular a …   Medical dictionary

  • type 4 renal tubular acidosis — generalized distal renal tubular a …   Medical dictionary

  • renal hyperchloremia acidosis — renal tubular a …   Medical dictionary

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