The serum anion gap is a common tool used in clinical practice. Recent advances have led to a new mnemonic GOLD MARK to differentiate the various causes of anion gap metabolic acidosis. A recent article in AJKD by Vichot and Rastegar discusses the use of anion gap in metabolic acidosis. The following questions will test your knowledge on this very important topic in nephrology.
Post prepared by Dr. Helbert Rondon, eAJKD Contributor. For a PDF version of the questions & answers, please click here.