D-lactic acidosis, a complication of short bowel syndrome, presents with a variety of neurological symptoms and metabolic acidosis. Treatment is hydration, replacement of nutritional deficiency replacement, and selective antibiotics. Prevention entails complex carbohydrate diet and vitamin and mineral supplements.
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