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Classification according to ICD-10
E87.3 Alkalosis
ICD-10 online (WHO version 2019)

A alkalosis is a disorder of acid-base balance in humans and animals, an increase in the pH value in the blood causes. This means that the blood is more alkaline . If the pH value in the blood is above 7.45, it is called alkalosis. The normal value is pH 7.35 to 7.45. Below this limit one speaks of acidosis .


See also

Individual evidence

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