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Gitelman syndrome

Disease definition

A rare syndrome characterized by hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis in combination with significant hypomagnesemia and low urinary calcium excretion.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Primary renal tubular hypokalemic hypomagnesemia with hypocalciuria
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: N15.8
  • OMIM: 263800
  • UMLS: C0268450
  • MeSH: D053579
  • GARD: 8547
  • MedDRA: 10062906

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