Which conditions cause hypomagnesemia due to redistribution of magnesium from extracellular to intracellular space?

Updated: Oct 30, 2020
  • Author: Tibor Fulop, MD, PhD, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Causes related to the redistribution of magnesium from extracellular to intracellular space include the following:

  • Hungry bone syndrome
  • Treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Alcohol withdrawal syndromes
  • Refeeding syndrome [75]
  • Acute pancreatitis

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