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Proximal renal tubular acidosis

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Type II renal tubular acidosis is caused by a defect in the proximal convoluted tubule which prevents the normal reabsorption of bicarbonate ions.

RTA-II may be an isolated phenomenon or more commonly, be one of the features in patients with Fanconi's syndrome.

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