Isolated hyperchlorhidrosis

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Isolated hyperchlorhidrosis

Synonyms: Carbonic anhydrase XII deficiency

A rare genetic skin disease characterized by excessive salt wasting in sweat leading to hyponatremic dehydration hyperkalemia and poor feeding and slow weight gain in infancy. Laboratory examination shows hyponatremia hyperkalemia increased aldosterone and increased sweat chloride concentrations.

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