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ea0013p84 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2007

Pseudo-Bartters in diuretic and laxative abuse

Dugal Tabinda , Sharfi Osman , Zacharaya S , Nussey S , Bano G

A 63 year old lady born in Ghana was referred by her general practitioner for assessment of secondary hyperparathyroidism. She had corrected calcium of 1.93 (N: 2.18–2.47 mmol/L), PTH72.2 (N: 1.1–6.9 pmol/L) and alkaline phosphates of 324 (30–100 IU/L). Her GP described her to be very conscious about her weight and she virtually lived on fruits and vegetables. She has history of hyper tension and was on alpha-blocker. Examination revealed BMI of 29 Kg/m2</s...