Paradoxical Aciduria

  • Robert S. Schoaps
  • Sprague W. HazardIIIEmail author


Paradoxical aciduria typically occurs as a result of metabolic alkalosis and intrinsic mechanisms to correct acid-base imbalances. It most commonly develops in the setting of pathologies which result in excessive gastric acid losses and is often associated with severe metabolic derangements.


Acid-base disorders Arterial blood gas Electrolyte abnormalities Metabolic alkalosis Paradoxical aciduria 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative MedicinePenn State Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA

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