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Lactate in a Laubenpieper

Authors

  • W. Derer
  • S. Elitok
  • T. Claus
  • H. Schuett
  • R. Ruf
  • R. Kettritz
  • F.C. Luft
  • B. Pilz

Journal

  • Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

Citation

  • Nephrol Dial Transplant 20: 2851-2854

Abstract

  • Acid–base disorders seldom kill; however, the mechanisms and associated complications certainly do.We recently encountered a patient with a mysterious lactic acidosis. The patient proved to be a most capable teacher of important lessons.


DOI

doi:10.1093/ndt/gfi057