Hypophosphataemia in anorexia nervosa.

  title={Hypophosphataemia in anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Lena M H{\aa}glin},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  volume={77 907},
The prevalence, causes, and consequences of hypophosphataemia in the clinical treatment of various diseases are described in the literature, but are not so seriously regarded as a severe electrolytical disturbance. The clinical conditions when hypophosphataemia should be suspected are listed in fig 1. There is a triad of disturbances: hypokalaemia, hypomagnesaemia, and hypophosphataemia which often follows trauma, and glucose overload. In anorexia nervosa patients, hypokalaemia, hypochloraemia… CONTINUE READING


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