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


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


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:
    Naseem Khan, R., & Saba, F. (2018). Osteomalacia in a Case of Adult-Onset Bartter Syndrome. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 5(3). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2018_000764