What can be seen on physical examination in cases of CKD?
-Poor body condition
-Pale mucus membranes (if kidneys are not producing erythropoietin, can be anemic)
-In end-stage uremia, will see oral ulceration and altered mentation
-Ascites/peripheral edema (due to hypoproteinemia)
-Hypertensive retinopathy, hyphema
-Cervical ventroflexion (hypokalemia)