Renal tubular disorders

Last updated: Thursday, 13, January, 2011
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

Electrolytes, creatinine, urea, calcium, phosphate, protein (total), albumin.

Nephropathic cystinosis 

See under Renal failure - chronic.

Bartter's syndrome 

Rare: NSAID responsive hypokalaemia - consult pathologist.

Renal tubular acidosis

Fanconi syndrome 

See under Renal tubular acidosis.

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus 

Urine osmolality (water deprivation test); see under Diabetes insipidus.

Renal aminoacidurias 

  • Cystinuria

Amino acids - urine.

See Aminoacidurias (genetic)

Vitamin D resistant rickets 

Phosphate, creatinine - urine.

See also Osteomalacia