What are renal causes of volume depletion leading to pediatric dehydration?

Updated: Nov 12, 2018
  • Author: Alex Koyfman, MD; Chief Editor: Muhammad Waseem, MBBS, MS, FAAP, FACEP, FAHA  more...
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Volume depletion from increased output not caused by vomiting or diarrhea may be divided into renal or extrarenal causes. Renal causes of volume depletion include the following examples:

  • Use of diuretics

  • Renal tubular acidosis

  • High output renal failure


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