Metabolic complications are frequently seen following urinary diversion with an intestinal segment. Afferent limb complications are noted in 10% of patients undergoing continent Kock urinary diversion. We present a patient with cloacal exstrophy who developed significant hypocalcemic tetany and metabolic acidosis related to a nondraining afferent limb of a Kock pouch created to achieve continence.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Aug 1997|
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