Congenital Chloridorrhoea or So-called Congenital Alkalosis with Diarrhoea.

@article{Evanson1965CongenitalCO,
  title={Congenital Chloridorrhoea or So-called Congenital Alkalosis with Diarrhoea.},
  author={John M Evanson and S. W. Stanbury},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1965},
  volume={6},
  pages={29-38}
}
EDITORIAL SYNOPSIS Observations are described in an 8-year-old boy, the fifth case to be recognized of the syndrome previously known as 'congenital alkalosis with diarrhoea'. The condition appears to result from an abnormal handling of chloride ion in the alimentary tract; the pathognomic biochemical features are an invariably high faecal concentration of chloride and liquid stools which consistently contain an excess of chloride over the sum of sodium and potassium. Unabsorbed chloride appears… CONTINUE READING