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Gastrointestinal Mucosal Necrosis Associated with Polystyrene Sulfonate Resin in a Patient with Hyperkalemia (Kalimate, Kayexalate)

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A patient with hyperkalemia is often given a cation-exchange resin to remove excess potassium. Occasionally the patient may developed necrosis of the bowel mucosa.

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