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Vol. 80, No. 2, 1998
Issue release date: October 1998
Nephron 1998;80:242–243

Hypokalemia, Hyperreninemia and Osteoporosis in a Patient Ingesting Large Amounts of Cider Vinegar

Lhotta K. · Höfle G. · Gasser R. · Finkenstedt G.
Department of Internal Medicine, Innsbruck University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria

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