Clin Nephrol Case Stud 2021 26;9:49-53. Epub 2021 Apr 26.
Department of Medicine, Nephrology Section, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Miami VAMC, and.
Introduction: Lactic acidosis (LA) can be categorized as type A, which occurs in the presence of tissue hypoxia, or type B, occurring in the absence of tissue hypoxia. Hematologic malignancies are an uncommon cause of type B LA.
Case Presentation: A 63-year-old man, HIV-negative, with a history of diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), presented to the ED complaining of acute-on-chronic lumbar pain, and was found to have high serum anion gap (AG) LA. Read More