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Gitelman syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Potassium and magnesium depletion
  • Hypomagnesemia-hypokalemia, primary renotubular, with hypocalciuria
  • Familial hypokalemia-hypomagnesemia
  • Gitelman's syndrome
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Potassium and magnesium depletion
  • Hypomagnesemia-hypokalemia, primary renotubular, with hypocalciuria
  • Familial hypokalemia-hypomagnesemia
  • Gitelman's syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.