Last reviewed: November 2017
Last updated: November  2017

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Malnutrition
  • Isolated dietary magnesium deficiency
  • Drug-induced
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Laxative abuse
  • Crohn disease
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Celiac disease
  • Short gut syndrome
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis

Uncommon

  • Excess of IV fluids
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Whipple disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hungry bone syndrome
  • Recovery phase of acute tubular necrosis
  • Renal tubular acidosis
  • Postobstructive diuresis
  • Primary renal magnesium wasting
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy

Contributors

Authors VIEW ALL

Associate Professor

Department of Physiology and Biophysics

School of Medicine

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland

OH

Disclosures

AR is the author of several studies referenced in this monograph.

Peer reviewers VIEW ALL

Professor

Kidney Research Centre

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Physician

Division of Nephrology

The Ottawa Hospital

Professor

Department of Medicine

University of Ottawa

Ottawa

ON

Canada

Disclosures

Not disclosed.

Consultant Physician and Clinical Director

Clinical Toxicology Service

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

London

UK

Disclosures

PD is the author of one case report referenced in this monograph.

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