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Normal phosphorous level
3-4.5 mg/dl
Phosphorous and ___ are generally opposites.
calcium
high phosphorous=low___
calcium
causes of hypophosphatemia
intestinal malabsorption, increased renal excretion, Vitamin D deficiency causing decreased absorption, increased use of MG++ and AL- containing antacids, alcohol abuse
Hyperphosphatemia occurs with:
significant loss of glomular filtration, cancer with chemotherapy
hypophosphatemia causes:
reduced oxygen transport by RBCs, hypoxia can occur, also bradycardia; dysfunctions in WBC's and platelets causing increased risk of infection and bleeding
hypophosphatemia affects___. And ___ occurs which may lead to rickets or osteomalacia.
nerve and muscle function
bone resorption
Symptoms of hyperphosphatemia are generally those of:
hypocalcemia