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UNLABELLED Type 1 pseudohypoaldosteronism (PHA) is a rare heterogeneous group of disorders characterised by resistance to aldosterone action. There is resultant salt wasting in the neonatal period, with hyperkalaemia and metabolic acidosis. Only after results confirm isolated resistance to aldosterone can the diagnosis of type 1 PHA be confidently made.(More)
Carnitine transporter defect (CTD) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by episodes of non-ketotic hypoglycaemia, hyperammonaemia and liver disease, or by the development of cardiomyopathy, both of which occur in infancy and childhood. Blood carnitine concentrations are extremely low. The diagnosis can be confirmed by finding abnormal fat(More)
We report two pairs of siblings with the syndrome cranioectodermal dysplasia who have subsequently developed chronic renal failure secondary to tubulo-interstitial nephropathy. Renal disease has not been described before in this rare syndrome but has now occurred in four of the seven reported cases. Children with cranioectodermal dysplasia appear to be at(More)
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