aldosteronism

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aldosteronism

[al′däs·tə·rə‚niz·əm]
(medicine)
Hypertension induced by excessive secretion of aldosterone.
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This means around 600,000 Britons could have Conn's syndrome.
Although it is extremely difficult to spot Conn's syndrome but once identified, it can be successfully treated.
Conn's syndrome with an unusual presentation of rhabdomyolysis secondary to severe hypokalemia.
They limit their work to textual models of Cushing's syndrome, Addison's disease, Conn's syndrome, pituitary tumors, and hypothalamic disorders--entities that, as I show below, are exceedingly rare--and neglect adrenal dysfunctions that occur in all chronically ill individuals.
Conn's syndrome was first described in 1955 by J W Conn in a patient who had an APA.