Disorders Of Phosphate Metabolism

  • Moshe Levi
  • James P. Knochel


A 70-kg adult contains about 700 g of phosphorus. Eighty-five percent of this quantity is in bone, 14% in soft tissues, and the remainder is equally distributed between the teeth, blood, and extravascular fluids. The extracellular fluid pool of phosphorus is only about 600 mg.


Diabetic Ketoacidosis Serum Phosphorus Tumor Lysis Syndrome Respiratory Alkalosis Phosphorus Deficiency 
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