acute tubular necrosis --> increased anion gap metabolic acidosis

ftp902

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Does anyone know the mechanism of how acute tubular necrosis causes increased anion gap metabolic acidosis?
 

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Does anyone know the mechanism of how acute tubular necrosis causes increased anion gap metabolic acidosis?
Haven't really looked into it but just thought is was decreased anion tubular secretion leading to buildup of organic acids.

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