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Enteric hyperoxaluria
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Enteric hyperoxaluria

Contributors: Catherine Moore MD
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Synopsis

Metabolic condition in which excessive intestinal absorption of oxalate leads to high urinary oxalate excretion. Malabsorption syndromes result in delivery of fatty acids to the colon. These bind calcium, leaving free oxalate available for absorption. Approximately 5% of patients with hyperoxaluria have an enteric cause.

Codes

ICD10CM:
E72.53 – Hyperoxaluria

SNOMEDCT:
37497004 – Enteric Hyperoxaluria

Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls

Differential diagnosis of hyperoxaluria:

Genetic causes – primary hyperoxaluria types 1, 2, and 3

Enteric causes include fat malabsorption and excess oxalate ingestion / production.

Fat malabsorption:
Excess oxalate ingestion / production:

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Last Updated:07/29/2020
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