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Aetiology

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

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Causes include:

  • primary hyperparathyroidism

  • osteomalacia

  • rickets

  • acute liver failure

  • Fanconi's syndrome

  • prolonged intravenous glucose administration (1)

  • DKA:
    • this condition is associated with severe phosphate depletion
    • no studies have shown benefit with the addition of phosphate to the DKA treatment regimen

Reference:

  • (1) Lebovitz H (1995). Diabetic ketoacidosis. Lancet, 345, 767-72

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