Tumor lysis syndrome

Q)Tumor lysis  syndrome which is not seen

a. hyperkalemia

b hypocalcemia

c. hypophosphatemia

d. hyperuricemia

Ans is c

Tumor lysis syndrome releases, various intracellular  metabolites such as uric acid, potassium and phosphorous which overwhelm the excretory capacities of the kidney.

The metabolic anomalies are

Hyperuricemia

Hyperkalemia

Hyperphosphatemeia

Hypocalcemia

It mostly occurs in poorly differentiated leukemias and lymphomas

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