What electrolyte abnormality is most likely in this pt?


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A 64yo pt has been having freq episodes of secretory diarrhea, which is extremely watery, with large amts of mucus. A dx of villous adenoma was made after endoscopy. What electrolyte
abnormality is most likely in this pt?

a. Hyperkalemia
b. Hypernatremia
c. Hyponatremia
d. Hypokalemia

Ans: Hypokalemia

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