During the round of the ward, consultant was discussing about a 50 years old patient suffering from end stage renal disease. He said that certain metabolic problems start occurring in this condition and creatinine clearance decreased to < 10 ml/min. moreover fluid and electrolyte balance, acid base balance, hormone production and waste removal are also affected. What is he pointing towards?
  1. Uremic syndrome
  2. Cushing syndrome
  3. Nephritic syndrome
  4. None of the above
Answer- A- Actually he is pointing towards uremic syndrome as in end stage renal disease uremic syndrome occurs in which there are certain metabolic disorders and creatinine clearance decreases to <10 ml/min, due to extensive damage of the kidneys. Moreover all the other functions of kidneys are alsa decreased.
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