Test Findings
 

High Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis

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Overview

  • Metabolic acidosis with raised anion gap.
    • Causes of High Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis

    • Endogenous

    • Lactic acidosis
    • Ketoacidosis - diabetic, alcoholic
    • Uraemia (end-stage renal failure)
    • Exogenous

    • Methanol / ethanol / ethylene glycol
    • Salicylates
    • Cyanide
    • Carbon monoxide
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