Metabolic mimicry of Bartter's syndrome by covert vomiting. Utility of urinary chloride determinations

Johannes D. Veldhuis, C. Wayne Bardin, Laurence Demers

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Abstract

Bartter's syndrome characteristically exhibits the constellation of hypokalemic alkalosis with moderate kaliuresis, normotensive hyperreninemia, hyperaldosteronism, urinary hyperexcretion of prostaglandin E (PGE) and vascular hyporesponsivity to pressor agents. We describe precise biochemical mimicry of these metabolic abnormalities in a patient with surreptitious repetitive vomiting, in whom simple urinary chloride excretion data subsequently excluded the diagnosis of Bartter's syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)361-363
Number of pages3
JournalThe American journal of medicine
Volume66
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

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Bartter Syndrome
Vomiting
Chlorides
Alkalosis
Hyperaldosteronism
Prostaglandins E
Blood Vessels

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Veldhuis, Johannes D. ; Bardin, C. Wayne ; Demers, Laurence. / Metabolic mimicry of Bartter's syndrome by covert vomiting. Utility of urinary chloride determinations. In: The American journal of medicine. 1979 ; Vol. 66, No. 2. pp. 361-363.
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In: The American journal of medicine, Vol. 66, No. 2, 01.01.1979, p. 361-363.

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