Case Report

Neonatal Bartter Syndrome: A Newborn Case


  • Özmert Muhammet Ali Özdemir
  • Kazım Küçüktaşçı
  • Emine Özdemir
  • Turgut Ürey
  • Hacer Ergin
  • Havva Evrengül

Received Date: 08.10.2013 Accepted Date: 22.01.2014 J Pediatr Res 2014;1(2):89-91

Neonatal Bartter syndrome (BS) is an inherited renal tubular disorder characterized with normal blood pressure, hypokalemia, hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis, hyperreninemia and increased urinary loss of sodium, potassium and chloride. In this disorder complications such as severe dehydration episodes, recurrent vomiting, hypercalciuria, and subsequently nephrocalcinosis, growth and development retardations. Herein, we reported a premature infant with neonatal BS, who successfully treated by oral indomethacin and potassium supplements without any complications.

Keywords: Neonatal Bartter syndrome, hypokalemia, hypochloremia, metabolic alkalosis, indomethacin

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