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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 997-999
Alkaptonuria, a new association of distal renal tubular acidosis


1 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hazrat Aliasghar Childrens' Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hazrat Aliasghar Childrens' Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences; Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Molecular-Cellular Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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Dr. Maryam Razzaghy Azar
Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hazrat Aliasghar Childrens' Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.239645

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Alkaptonuria (ALK) is a rare genetic disorder, characterized by binding of ochronotic pigment to the connective tissues in different tissues. This is the first report of a child presented with primary distal renal tubular acidosis associated with ALK. Both disorders were managed by their specific medical treatments, with no further complication.


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