Bartter Syndrome: Introduction
Bartter Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder of kidney metabolism characterized by reduced blood acidity and low potassium levels.
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Symptoms of Bartter Syndrome
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Causes of Bartter Syndrome
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Definitions of Bartter Syndrome:
A group of disorders caused by the defective salt reabsorption in the ascending LOOP OF HENLE. It is characterized by severe salt-wasting, HYPOKALEMIA, hypercalciuria, metabolic ALKALOSIS, and hyper-reninemic HYPERALDOSTERONISM without HYPERTENSION. There are several subtypes resulting from mutations of autosomal recessive genes for SODIUM-POTASSIUM-CHLORIDE COTRANSPORTERS.
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Bartter Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Bartter Syndrome, or a subtype of Bartter Syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Bartter Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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