arthrogryposis

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Related to Gordon Syndrome: Gitelman syndrome, Pseudohypoaldosteronism

ar·thro·gry·po·sis

 (är′thrə-grə-pō′sĭs)
n. pl. ar·thro·gry·po·ses (-sēz)
The permanent fixation of a joint in a contracted position.

[arthro- + Late Latin grȳpōsis, hooking (from Late Greek grūpōsis, from Greek grūpousthai, to become hooked, from grūpos, hook-nosed).]
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None of the patients had Liddle syndrome, apparent mineralocorticoid excess or Gordon syndrome. Mean age of patients having essential hypertension was 30.97+-7.1 years, whereas, for those with primary hyperaldosteronism it was 29.25+-7.1 years.
To the Editor: Pseudohypoaldosteronism Type II (PHAII), also known as Gordon syndrome, is a rare autosomal disease, caused by mutations in WNK1, WNK4, CUL3 , or KLHL3 genes.
(6)] hyperkalemia, metabolic acidosis, even cardiovascular collapse Type 2 (also known Salt retention, Normal or low as Gordon syndrome, hyperkalemia, aldosterone, low familial metabolic acidosis renin hyperkalemia and in infancy, hypertension, and hypertension 2-4 chloride shunt decades later syndrome) (autosomal dominant or sporadic) [Pathare etal.
[5.] McMillin MJ, Beck AE, Chong JX, et al Mutations in PIEZO2 cause Gordon syndrome, Marden-Walker syndrome, and distal arthrogryposis type 5.