Pediatric Metabolic Alkalosis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 19, 2017
  • Author: Lennox H Huang, MD, FAAP; Chief Editor: Timothy E Corden, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

The following underlying causes should be considered in patients with metabolic alkalosis:

  • Liddle syndrome
  • Hyperglucocorticoidism
  • Deoxycorticosterone excess syndrome
  • Gastric fluid losses
  • Potassium depletion
  • Congenital chloride diarrhea

Differential Diagnoses