What is Liddle syndrome?

Bottom line:  Inherited condition associated with severe hypertension and hypokalemia.

Concise answer:  Metabolic disorders.  In:  Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney, 8th ed.

Detailed answer:  Gennari FJ, et al  An unusual case of metabolic alkalosis: a window into the pathophysiology and diagnosis of this common acid-base disturbance.  Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Jun;55(6):1130-5.

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