Osteomalacia in a Case of Adult-Onset Bartter Syndrome

  • Rashid Naseem Khan Internal Medicine, Liaquat College of Medicine and Dentistry and Darul Sehat Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Farhana Saba Internal Medicine, Liaquat College of Medicine and Dentistry and Darul Sehat Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Keywords

Bartter syndrome, metabolic alkalosis, hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, osteomalacia, CaSR

Abstract

Bartter syndrome is a rare heterogeneous disease characterised by a deficiency in sodium and chloride absorption. Gain-of-function mutations in the CASR gene have been described in some patients with Bartter syndrome associated with hypocalcaemia and hypercalciuria. We describe a case of adult-onset Bartter syndrome with hypocalcaemia severe enough to cause osteomalacia.

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Published: 2018-01-09

Issue: Vol. 5 No. 3 (view)

Section: Articles

How to cite:
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Naseem Khan R, Saba F. Osteomalacia in a Case of Adult-Onset Bartter Syndrome. EJCRIM 2018;5 doi:10.12890/2018_000764.

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