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An Unusual Case of Hyperammonemia Following Gastric Bypass Surgery

      More than 220,000 patients undergo bariatric surgery annually in the United States.
      • Singh S
      • Suresh S
      • McClave SA
      • Cave M
      Treating every needle in the haystack.
      These patients frequently develop nutritional deficiencies due to digestive tract modifications.
      • Lupoli R
      • Lembo E
      • Saldalamacchia G
      • et al.
      Bariatric surgery and long-term nutritional issues.
      We describe a patient who presented with hyperammonemia, a potentially fatal complication of gastric bypass surgery.
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