Indexed on: 10 Apr '09Published on: 10 Apr '09Published in: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
Gitelman's syndrome is a hereditary disorder occurring due to loss of functional mutations of the gene encoding the distal convoluted tubule sodium chloride cotransporter (NCCT) and is characterized by hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis, hypomagnesemia and hypocalciuria. This case reports an adolescent girl presenting with episodes of carpopedal spasms and difficulty in walking with laboratory tests suggestive of Gitelman's syndrome along with hypophosphatemia.
Indexed on: 18 Oct '11
Published on: 18 Oct '11 in The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians