Milk-alkali syndrome

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Milk-alkali syndrome is the combination of:

It is due to a large amount of calcium and alkali being ingested (e.g. milk and antacids for peptic ulcer disease treatment or calcium carbonate for osteoporosis). It is a cause of medullary nephrocalcinosis and urolithiasis.

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Article information

rID: 41250
System: Urogenital
Section: Syndromes
Tag: refs, cases, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Milk alkali syndrome

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