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Bartter syndrome

Orpha number ORPHA112
Synonym(s) Hypokalemic alkalosis - hypercalciuria
Prevalence Unknown
  • Autosomal dominant
  • Autosomal recessive
Age of onset Variable
  • E26.8
  • C0004775
  • D001477
  • 10050839
  • 71275003


Bartter syndrome is a group of rare renal tubular disorders characterized by impaired salt reabsorption in the thick ascending limb of Henle's loop and clinically by the association of hypokalemic alkalosis, hypercalciuria/nephrocalcinosis, increased levels of plasma renin and aldosterone, low blood pressure and vascular resistance to angiotensin II.

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