Kidney disease appearing as endocrinological disorders
This is a heterogenous group of hereditary disease resembling endocrinologic disorders but due to hereditary kidney disease.
Generally such a disorder can be suspected in cases where a discrepancy between clinical data and hormone levels can be found.
The receptor, signal transduction or metabolism might be disturbed in these diseases.
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