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Gitelman syndrome

Gitelman syndrome: Introduction

Gitelman syndrome: A rare, relatively mild, genetic kidney disorder that causes hypokalemia. The defective gene (NCCT) impairs the function of the Na-Cl cotransporter. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Gitelman syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Gitelman syndrome

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Gitelman syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Gitelman syndrome: Deaths

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Gitelman syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Gitelman syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Gitelman syndrome

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Gitelman syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Gitelman syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Gitelman syndrome

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Definitions of Gitelman syndrome:

Gitelman syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Gitelman syndrome, or a subtype of Gitelman 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 Gitelman syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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