International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine | India | Volume 9 Issue 3, March 2020


Case Report: A Rare Presentation of Quadriplegia as Gitelman Syndrome

Dr L S Patil | Dr Yudhishther Kuntal


Abstract: Gitelman syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by the mutation of SLC12A3 or CLCNKB which encodes renal Na – Cl co transporter channels it causes imbalance of potassium magnesium and calcium metabolism. Gitelman symptoms are similar to thiazide diuretic-abusers with salt wasting. Gitelman syndrome, the defect resides at the distal convoluted tubule and rare cause of quadriplegia


Keywords: gitelman, quadriplegia, potassium


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 3, March 2020,


Pages: 184 - 185


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