Uraemia

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Causes

-  Typically CCR < 10 ml/min

 

Dx

-  Nause & vomiting, anorexia, weight loss, fatigue

-  Muscle cramps

-  Pruritus

-  Encephalopathy: mental state changes, asterixis, restless leg, Headache

-  Uraemic frost

 

Features

-  ARF, CRF

-  Mulnutrition

-  HTN

-  Pericarditis, pericardial effusion

-  Worsening atherosclerosis: CCF, angina, HTN