hyperaldosteronism

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hyperaldosteronism

[¦hī·pər‚al·dō′ster·ə‚niz·əm]
(medicine)
Hypersecretion of aldosterone by the adrenal cortex.
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In humans, six different primary hyperaldosteronism subtypes have been identified, including familial hyperaldosteronism.
Primary hyperaldosteronism, a mediator or progressive renal disease in cats.
Primary hyperaldosteronism (Conn syndrome): MR imaging findings.
However, blood pressure remained elevated beyond 6 months in seven women, of whom one was found to have primary hyperaldosteronism.
s Aldactone, a drug indicated to treat a number of conditions, including hypertension, primary hyperaldosteronism, edematous conditions and hypokalemia.
Comparison of active renin concentration and plasma renin activity for the diagnosis of primary hyperaldosteronism in patients with adrenal mass.
Screening for primary hyperaldosteronism is warranted in all patients with resistant hypertension with no other explanation, in those with an abnormal-appearing adrenal gland on CT, and in those with hypokalemia.
High frequency of primary hyperaldosteronism among hypertensive patients from a primary care area in Sweden.
25] It should be re-emphasized that the absence of hypokalemia does not exclude primary hyperaldosteronism.
Primary hyperaldosteronism in essential hypertensives: prevalence, biochemical profile, and molecular biology.
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