Case Reports in Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Case Report

Hyperemesis Gravidarum in Undiagnosed Gitelman’s Syndrome

Table 1

Laboratory work-up. Summary of important laboratory tests performed during the patient’s hospitalization. On day 6 of hospitalization, the calculated transtubular potassium gradient (TTKG) is 30.77, consistent with renal potassium wasting.

ParameterOn admission6th hospital dayAfter amiloride 5 mg/dayAfter amiloride 10 mg/dayAt the time of delivery

Creatinine (umol/L)63.638.947.73850.3
Blood urea nitrogen (mmol/L)51.435.7154.29
Potassium (mmol/L) to 3.32.8 to 3.53
Sodium (mmol/L)137134135132137
Magnesium (mmol/L)0.450.450.58 to 0.740.58 to 0.820.62
Calcium (mmol/L)2.332.22.332.332.15
HCO3 (mmol/L)3233262926
Chloride (mmol/L)9395969999
Serum osmolality (mOsm/kg)286
Urine osmolality (mOsm/kg)379
Spot urine chloride (mmol/L)239
Spot urine sodium (mmol/L)178
Spot urine creatinine (umol/L)3978
Spot urine potassium (mmol/L)106
pCO2 (mm Hg)41

Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2020, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.