"Gitelman Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An inherited renal disorder characterized by defective NaCl reabsorption in the convoluted DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE leading to HYPOKALEMIA. In contrast with BARTTER SYNDROME, Gitelman syndrome includes hypomagnesemia and normocalcemic hypocalciuria, and is caused by mutations in the thiazide-sensitive SODIUM-POTASSIUM-CHLORIDE SYMPORTERS.
- Gitelman Syndrome
- Syndrome, Gitelman
- Primary Renotubular, Hypomagnesemia-Hypokalemia with Hypocalciuria
- Primary Renotubular, Hypomagnesemia Hypokalemia with Hypocalciuria
- Primary Renotubular, Hypokalemia-Hypomagnesemia with Hypocalciuria
- Primary Renotubular, Hypokalemia Hypomagnesemia with Hypocalciuria
- Hypokalemia-Hypomagnesemia, Primary Renotubular, with Hypocalciuria
- Hypomagnesemia-Hypokalemia, Primary Renotubular, with Hypocalciuria
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