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Descriptor English:   Bartter Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome de Bartter 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome de Bartter 
Synonyms English:   Aldosteronism with Hyperplasia of the Adrenal Cortex
Bartter Disease
Bartter's Disease
Bartter's Syndrome
Bartters Disease
Bartters Syndrome
Juxtaglomerular Hyperplasia with Secondary Aldosteronism
Syndrome, Bartter
Syndrome, Bartter's  
Tree Number:   C12.777.419.815.279
Definition English:   A group of disorders caused by defective salt reabsorption in the ascending LOOP OF HENLE. It is characterized by severe salt-wasting, HYPOKALEMIA; HYPERCALCIURIA; metabolic ALKALOSIS, and hyper-reninemic HYPERALDOSTERONISM without HYPERTENSION. There are several subtypes including ones due to mutations in the renal specific SODIUM-POTASSIUM-CHLORIDE SYMPORTERS. 
See Related English:   Sodium-Potassium-Chloride Symporters
History Note English:   2005 (1975) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   1498 
Unique Identifier:   D001477 

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