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Spitzer-Weinstein syndrome

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A syndrome of hyperkalaemia, short stature and distal renal tubule acidosis.

Description

A syndrome of hyperkalaemia, short stature and distal renal tubule acidosis associated with a primary defect in the tubular secretion of potassium.

Bibliography

  • A. Spitzer, et al:
    Short stature, hyperkalemia and acidosis: A defect of renal transport of potassium.
    Kidney International, New York, 1973, 3: 251-257.
  • S. F. Weinstein, et al:
    Hyperkalemia, acidosis and short stature associated with defect of renal potassium excretion. Journal of Pediatrics, St. Louis, 1974, 85: 355-358.

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