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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 246--247

A case of acquired Gitelman syndrome presenting as hypokalemic paralysis

M Kulkarni, P Kadri, R Pinto 
 Department of Nephrology, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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M Kulkarni
Department of Nephrology, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka
India

We report a case of a young female patient who presented with weakness of upper and lower limbs. On evaluation, she had hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, metabolic alkalosis and hypocalciuria. Anti-Ro (SSA) antibody was positive. She had an acquired Gitelman syndrome due to primary Sjögren«SQ»s syndrome (SS). SS presenting with features of Gitelman syndrome is very rare.

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Kulkarni M, Kadri P, Pinto R. A case of acquired Gitelman syndrome presenting as hypokalemic paralysis.Indian J Nephrol 2015;25:246-247

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Kulkarni M, Kadri P, Pinto R. A case of acquired Gitelman syndrome presenting as hypokalemic paralysis. Indian J Nephrol [serial online] 2015 [cited 2019 Sep 16 ];25:246-247
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