Conditions causing increased sweat chloride

  • Cystic fibrosis is the most important condition in which chloride levels in sweat are increased
  • It is measured by using sweat test
  • There are some other conditions which produce increased sweat chloride levels
    • Glycogen storage disorders
    • Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
    • G6PD deficiency
    • Ectodermal dysplasia
    • Malnutrition
    • Adrenal insufficiency
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Hypoparathyroidism

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