Bartter Syndrome



Bartter Syndrome


Shane M. Meehan, MBBCh










Bartter syndrome shows a hyperplastic and hypertrophic juxtaglomerular apparatus image with prominent macula densa image. This reaction to Na loss is the primary histologic feature in Bartter syndrome.






Hyperplastic JGA with increased cytoplasmic volume and granularity image, and prominence of the macula densa image, is shown in an example of Bartter syndrome.


TERMINOLOGY


Definitions



  • Normotensive hyper-reninemic hyperaldosteronism with hypokalemic alkalosis and hyperplasia of juxtaglomerular apparatus

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Bartter Syndrome
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