DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF LACTIC ACIDOSIS ( DUE TO THE ABSENCE OF CIRCULATORY INSUFFICIENCY OR HYPOXEMIA)
Differential diagnosis of lactic acidosis ( due to the absence of circulatory insufficiency or hypoxemia are :
-drugs / toxins - methanol, salicylates, metformin, HIV nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors ( zidovudine and stavudine), iron, carbon monoxide, cyanide, ethanol, strychnine,
-excessive muscular activity
-glycogen storage disease
-D lactic acidosis due to overgrowth of the intestinal bacteria
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