Author(s): McDonnell T.; Chukwu C.; Wong C.
Source: BMJ Case Reports; 2017; vol. 2017
Publication Date: 2017
Publication Type(s): Article
Abstract:This case report details a 51-year-old man with Alport’s syndrome resulting in chronic nephritis with stable renal function and sensorineural deafness. The patient was being investigated for persistently raised potassium refractory to dietary and pharmacological modification. Subsequently, the patient was found to have type 4 renal tubular acidosis, and potassium normalised with the addition of fludrocortisone.
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