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Proximal renal tubular acidosis

Orpha number ORPHA47159
Synonym(s) Renal tubular acidosis type 2
Prevalence Unknown
  • Autosomal recessive
  • Autosomal dominant
  • Sporadic
Age of onset Variable
  • N25.8
MeSH -
MedDRA -
  • 24790002


Proximal renal tubular acidosis (pRTA) is a tubulointerstitial kidney disease characterized by impaired ability of the proximal tubule to reabsorb bicarbonate from the glomerular filtrate leading to hyperchloremic acidosis.

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