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What is Burnett's syndrome?

What is Burnett's syndrome?

  • Burnett's syndrome: Burnett's syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium which results in impaired kidney function. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High vitamin D intake can make the condition worse. The people most at risk of this condition tend to be older people (especially women) who are taking calcium supplements as well as calcium carbonate containing remedies to treat dyspepsia.

Burnett's syndrome: Introduction

Types of Burnett's syndrome:

Broader types of Burnett's syndrome:

Who gets Burnett's syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Burnett's syndrome: female predominance

How serious is Burnett's syndrome?

Prognosis of Burnett's syndrome: Diagnosis allows effective treatment of the condition. Early diagnosis reduces the severity of kidney damage. Even after diagnosis and treatment some patients may suffer permanent kidney damage.
Complications of Burnett's syndrome: see complications of Burnett's syndrome

What causes Burnett's syndrome?

Causes of Burnett's syndrome: see causes of Burnett's syndrome

What are the symptoms of Burnett's syndrome?

Symptoms of Burnett's syndrome: see symptoms of Burnett's syndrome

Complications of Burnett's syndrome: see complications of Burnett's syndrome

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Burnett's syndrome: Internist, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Burnett's syndrome.
Treatments for Burnett's syndrome: see treatments for Burnett's syndrome

Name of Burnett's syndrome

Main name of condition: Burnett's syndrome


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