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* define these syndromes for me please
 #139310  
  happythanxgiving - 11/17/06 10:53
 
  Liddle's syndrome
Barterrs syndrome
Gitelman's syndrome
 
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* Re:define these syndromes for me please
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  internalmed - 11/17/06 13:19
 
  LIDDLE---HEREDETARY;SODIUM RETAINED ,POTASSIUM EXCRETED
PRESENTS WITH HTN IN CHILDHOOD.
BARTERS--- HEREDETARY RECESSIVE GENE,KIDNEYS EXCRETE SODIUM,POTASSIUN,CHLORIDE LEADING TO DEHYDRATION,THEREBY STIMULATING RENIN AND ALDOSTERONE FINALLY HYPOKALEMIA AND MET ALKALOSIS,DIFFERENCE I THINK RENIN HIGH,EVEN CHLORIDE IS LOW.
GITELMAN, IS VARIANT OF BARTER,MILDER FORM,TUBULAR CALCIUM ABSORPTION INCREASED.
 
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