Ashley Duckett

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Bartter/Gitelman syndrome

I. What every physician needs to know. Bartter syndrome and Gitelman syndrome are autosomal recessive disorders of renal tubular electrolyte transport characterized by metabolic alkalosis, hypokalemia and low to normal blood pressure despite hyperaldosteronism and hyperreninemia. There are multiple genetic mutations associated with these syndromes (Bartter I-IV and Gitelman) and although there can be significant…

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