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Gitelman Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Gitelman Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.815.491
C12.200.777.419.815.491
C12.950.419.815.491
C16.320.831.491
Unique ID
D053579
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053579
Scope Note
An inherited renal disorder characterized by defective NaCl reabsorption in the convoluted DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE leading to HYPOKALEMIA. In contrast with BARTTER SYNDROME, Gitelman syndrome includes hypomagnesemia and normocalcemic hypocalciuria, and is caused by mutations in the thiazide-sensitive SODIUM-POTASSIUM-CHLORIDE SYMPORTERS.
Entry Term(s)
Familial Hypokalemia-Hypomagnesemia
Gitelman's Syndrome
Hypokalemia-Hypomagnesemia, Primary Renotubular, with Hypocalciuria
Hypomagnesemia-Hypokalemia, Primary Renotubular, with Hypocalciuria
Potassium and Magnesium Depletion
Primary Renotubular, Hypokalemia-Hypomagnesemia with Hypocalciuria
Primary Renotubular, Hypomagnesemia-Hypokalemia with Hypocalciuria
Tubular Hypomagnesemia-Hypokalemia with Hypocalcuria
Previous Indexing
Bartter Syndrome (1994-2006)
Hypokalemia (1987-2006)
Magnesium (1987-2006)
See Also
Solute Carrier Family 12, Member 3
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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