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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 22-24

Hypokalemia and metabolic alkalosis in an Egyptian boy with Pendred syndrome

1 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
2 Undergraduate Medical Student, Armed Forces College of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt

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Prof. Kotb Abbass Metwalley
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/trp.trp_13_20

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Pendred syndrome (PDS) is manifested by congenital sensorineural deafness in association with goiter due to defective organic binding of iodine in the thyroid gland. Herein, we report on an unusual case of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy with PDS presenting with hypokalemia and metabolic alkalosis.

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