Test Your Knowledge: Laxative Abuse, Electrolyte Disorders, and Nephrolithiasis

In a recent article published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Leaf et al discuss a case of laxative abuse, eating disorders, and stone formation. Eating disorders and related psychiatric conditions can lead to many electrolyte disorders and nephropathies, some of which can ultimately lead to nephrolithiasis. A related review article on anorexia and kidney disease was also recently published in the journal. Click on the button below to test your knowledge on these topics:

Test Your Knowledge!
Post by Dr. Helbert Rondon, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of New Mexico, and edited by Dr. Kenar Jhaveri, eAJKD Blog Editor.

For additional information on the correct answers, please click here.

To view the abstract or full-text (subscription required), please visit AJKD.org.

1 Trackback / Pingback

  1. Anorexia Nervosa and the Nephrologists –

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.