What mnemonic is used to remember the causes of non-anion gap (AG) metabolic acidosis?

Updated: Dec 08, 2020
  • Author: Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Causes of non-AG metabolic acidosis can be remembered with the mnemonic ACCRUED (acid load, chronic renal failure, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, renal tubular acidosis [RTA], ureteroenterostomy, expansion/extra-alimentation, diarrhea).

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