Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019
Bartters Syndrome in Pregnancy: A Case Report and Review
Dr. Atul S. Narayankar, Dr. Sachin Shivnitwar
Abstract: Bartter's syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by hypokalemia, hyperaldosteronism, sodium wasting, normal blood pressure, hypochloremic alkalosis, and hyperplasia of the juxtaglomerular apparatus. We present a 28-year-old Indian nulliparous patient who was referred to our hospital at 16 weeks' gestation. Patient was known case of Hyperthyroidism diagnosed 18 months ago and was being treated with Propylthiouracil. She presented with Vomiting followed by ascending quadriparesis. She required increasing potassium supplementation. She developed hypomagnesemia which necessitated magnesium therapy. Patient suffered intrauterine death of her fetus. Bartter's syndrome, although extremely rare in pregnancy, requires prompt recognition and careful management, as it may have significant maternal and neonatal implications.
Keywords: Bartter's syndrome, pregnancy, hypokalemia, hyperthyroidism, hypomagnesemia
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019,
Pages: 1430 - 1432
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Dr. Atul S. Narayankar, Dr. Sachin Shivnitwar, "Bartters Syndrome in Pregnancy: A Case Report and Review", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART2020657, Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019, 1430 - 1432
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