BARTTER SYNDROME MIMICKING HYPOPITUITARISM


Korkmaz H. , Ozkaya M., Akarsu E., Ozturk Z. A. , Koc I., Araz M.

ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST, vol.9, no.3, pp.479-485, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.4183/aeb.2013.479
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST
  • Page Numbers: pp.479-485

Abstract

Introduction. Bartter's Syndrome is a renal tubular defect characterized with low or normal blood pressure, hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis and hyperreninemic hyperaldosteronism due to renal sodium loss. Herein we reported a case who presented with growth retardation, growth hormone deficiency previously treated with growth hormone for a period of 6 months in mind and with hypopituitarism similar findings such as primary amenorrhea, fatigue, weakness and just diagnosed as Bartter's syndrome.