Bartter syndrome is a tubular disorder and characterized with hypokalemia, hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis, hyperreninemia, normal blood pressure, increased loss of urinary sodium, potassium and chloride. Patients are generally detected with polyuria, dehydration, failure to thrive and electrolyte imbalance. Herein, we report a case that had Bartter syndrome represented by recurrent hypokalemia attacks without metabolic alkalosis.
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