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53-years-old with mental status changes.

Authors
  • Al Chekakie, M Obadah
  • Al Kotoub, M Luay
  • Nielsen, Craig
Type
Published Article
Journal
Comprehensive Therapy
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2004
Volume
30
Issue
2
Pages
87–92
Identifiers
PMID: 15566103
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

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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