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Type IV renal tubular acidosis associated with Alport's syndrome.
  1. R. Tkácová,
  2. R. Roland,
  3. A. Böör,
  4. A. Kovácová,
  5. I. Lazúrová,
  6. I. Tkác,
  7. T. Hildebrand,
  8. P. Sefara
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Kosice, Slovakia.


    A case of hereditary nephritis with mild reduction of renal function associated with renal tubular acidosis type IV is described. The patient was admitted with life-threatening hyperkalaemia. To our knowledge, type IV renal tubular acidosis has not been reported previously in association with Alport's syndrome in an adult patient.

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