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Sunday 01 May 2005

Gitelman's syndrome presenting as intolerance to statin therapy.

By: Freedman DB, Housley D.

Ann Clin Biochem 2005 May;42(Pt 3):232-3

Several factors predisposing patients to statin-induced myopathy have been described. We describe a patient whose statin intolerance was associated with changes in serum potassium arising from previously undiagnosed Gitelman's syndrome.

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