TRUE OR FALSE: SEVERE METABOLIC OR RESPIRATORY ALKALOSIS CAN LEAD TO AN ANION GAP METABOLIC ACIDOSIS.
Severe alkalemia can cause an increase in anion gap. Alkalemia leads to glycolysis in the liver and a mild lactic acidosis. In severe volume contracted state, the anion gap can be seen with change in valence of circulating proteins to preserve extracellular volume.
A prior post had discussed this as well.
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