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Question Mechanism of Normal Anion Gap Acidosis

hey does anyone know the reason of normal anion gap for the following circumstances
Hyperalimentation
Addision Disease
Renal tubular acidosis
Diarrhea
Acetazolamide
Sprionolactone
Saline infusion ?
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I think you can link most of these causes to increased sodium delivery to the distal nephron + No aldosterone to work here. Now if aldosterone cant work here, sodium makes it hard for CA to work and so H+ cant be secreted and NAG M acidosis results
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