Choroidal calcifications in patients with Gitelman's syndrome.

Gitelman's syndrome is a renal tubular disorder characterized by a sodium and chloride reabsorption defect in distal tubular cells that determines hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, hypomagnesemia, and low calcium excretion. The presence of choroidal calcifications was sought in five patients with Gitelman's syndrome by ophthalmic examination, fluorescein… (More)