Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

D-Lactic Acidosis: An Underrecognized Complication of Short Bowel Syndrome

Table 2

Prevalence of symptoms with D-lactic acidosis in patients with short bowel syndrome.

PresentationPercentage of patients

Encephalopathy100
Slurred speech52
Ataxia32
Gait disturbance29
Weakness16
Tachypnea13
Aggressive behavior10
Diarrhea6
Acute CHF3
Headache3
Nystagmus3
Blurry vision3
Explosive speech 3
Echolalia3
“Feeling drunk”3
Depression3

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