BARTTER SYNDROME MIMICKING HYPOPITUITARISM


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

ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST, cilt.9, ss.479-485, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4183/aeb.2013.479
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.479-485

Özet

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.