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How osteodystrophy occurs in chronic renal failure?

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Decreased GFR --> Decreased phosphate filtration --> Increased phosphate retention --> Increased serum phosphate --> formation of complexes with calcium --> decreased serum calcium (also due to decreased 1,25 dihydrocholecalciferol) --> Stimulation of parathyroid glands --> Increased Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Secondary hperparathyroidism

answered Jul 18, 2012 by Sulabh Shrestha Doctor of Medicine (5,553 points)
selected Jul 21, 2012 by admin
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