Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1991;34(6):849-856.
Published online June 30, 1991.
A case of Bartter's syndrome.
Kyu Young Lee1, Byoung Soo Cho1, Hah Young Lee2, Jay Bernstein3
1Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
2Department of Pediatrics, Dong Inckeon Gil Hospital, Incheon, Korea
3Department of Anatomic Pathology, William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, U.S.A.
Bartter씨 증후군 치험 1례
이규영1, 조병수1, 이하영2, Bernstein Jay3
1경희대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
2동인천 길병원 소아과
3William Beaumont Hospital. Michigan. U.S.A.
Received: 2 August 1990   • Accepted: 6 November 1990
Bartter’s syndrome in characterized by renal potassium wasting, hypokalemic alkalosis, hyper- reninemia, normal blood pressure and resistance to the blood pressure augmenting effect of angioten- sin, accompanied by often hypomagnesemia and increased production of certain renal prostaglandins. The primary defect in this rare disorder is considered to be a renal tubular dysfunction. We had experienced a case of Bartter’s syndrome in 9 months old male infant, who had a dramatic response by indomethacin. In addition to case report, brief review of related literatures was done.
Key Words: Bartter's syndrome, Indomethacin

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