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ea0037ep1255 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

A case of Gitelman syndrome with normomagnesemia: do detailed history and basic laboratory tests provide correct diagnosis?

Harano Yumi , Akiyama Yurika , Honda Kazufumi , Arioka Hiroko

Introduction: Gitelman syndrome (GS) is autosomal recessive disorder, characterised by hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, metabolic alkalosis and low urinary calcium excretion. We report a case with final diagnosis of GS using the DNA analysis, presented with severe hypokalemia but normomagnesemia.Case report: A 47-year-old Japanese male presented to our hospital because of severe hypokalemia in the annual health check-up. Severe hypokalemia was pointed out in...