What are the possible renal complications of anorexia nervosa?

Updated: Jun 10, 2019
  • Author: Bettina E Bernstein, DO; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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Renal disturbances include the following:

  • Decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR)

  • Elevated BUN

  • Edema

  • Acidosis with dehydration

  • Hypokalemia

  • Hypochloremic alkalosis with vomiting

  • Hyperaldosteronism

  • Renal calculi


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