Introduction: Renal Tubular Acidosis


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Renal Tubular Acidosis: Kidney malfunction leading to build-up of acid in the blood.

Renal Tubular Acidosis: Renal tubular acidosis (RTA) is a disease that occurs when the kidneys fail to excrete acids into the urine, which causes a person's blood to remain too acidic. Without proper treatment, chronic acidity of the blood leads to growth retardation, kidney stones, bone disease, and progressive renal failure. 1

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1. excerpt from Renal Tubular Acidosis: NIDDK

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