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Kidney Renal Tubular Acidosis Type I Associations!

You see a number of patients with the below conditions. Which of the following conditions is NOT associated with Renal tubular acidosis type I?

A) Hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis
B) Hyperkalemia
C) Nephrocalcinosis
D) Osteomalacia
E) Ehler-Danlos syndrome, Sjogren syndrome, or exposure to toluene
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You see a number of patients with the below conditions. Which of the following conditions is NOT associated with Renal tubular acidosis type I?

A) Hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis
B) Hyperkalemia
C) Nephrocalcinosis
D) Osteomalacia
E) Ehler-Danlos syndrome, Sjogren syndrome, or exposure to toluene
RTA TYPE 1 Defect in H/K atpase pump in collecting tubule hence unable to excrete H+ ions(inability to regenerate brand new HCO3-metabolic acidosis) and unable to absorb K+ ions(leading to hypokalemia)
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