Burnetts syndrome

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Burnetts syndrome --> milk-alkali syndrome

(Science: syndrome) a form of metabolic acidosis that can result from the excessive consumption of milk (calcium) and antacids (sodium bicarbonate) over a prolonged period of time. This can result in calcium deposits in the kidneys and body tissues.

symptoms include nausea, vomiting and weakness. May be seen as a complication of peptic ulcer therapy.