Acidemia

  • (noun): A blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale).

Some articles on acidemia:

Renal Tubular Acidosis - Type 1-Distal RTA
... acid from the body, there is consequently a tendency towards acidemia ... excrete H+ while K+ cannot be reabsorbed, leading to acidemia (as H+ builds up in the body) and hypokalemia (as K+ cannot be reabsorbed) ... Normal anion gap metabolic acidosis/acidemia Hypokalemia Urinary stone formation (related to alkaline urine, hypercalciuria, and low urinary citrate) ...
Pipecolic Acidemia
... Pipecolic acidemia, also called hyperpipecolic acidemia or hyperpipecolatemia, is a very rare autosomal recessive metabolic disorder that is caused by a ... Pipecolic acidemia can also be an associated component of Refsum disease with increased pipecolic acidemia (RDPA), as well as other peroxisomal disorders, including both infantile and adult Refsum disease, and ...
Metabolic Acidosis - Terminology
... Acidemia refers to a low pH in the blood ... Arterial blood gas analysis detects acidemia (pH lower than 7.35) ... When acidemia is present, acidosis is presumed ...
Glutaric Acidemia Type 2 - Diagnosis
... Glutaric acidemia type 2 often appears in infancy as a sudden metabolic crisis, in which acidosis and low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) cause weakness, behavior changes, and vomiting ... Some infants with glutaric acidemia type 2 have birth defects, including multiple fluid-filled growths in the kidneys (polycystic kidneys) ... Glutaric acidemia type 2 is a very rare disorder ...
William Nyhan
... deficiency, multiple carboxylase deficiency, methylmalonic acidemia, and propionic acidemia ... Nyhan has studied the neuropathology of propionic acidemia (PA) including the manifestation of basal ganglia infarction and the neurologic non-metabolic presentation of PA ... of patients with mitochondrial disease leading to lactic acidemia ...