aldosteronism

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aldosteronism

[al′däs·tə·rə‚niz·əm]
(medicine)
Hypertension induced by excessive secretion of aldosterone.
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Primary aldosteronism is a readily treatable disorder, surgically or medically, depending upon the subtype.
Active renin mass concentration to determine aldosterone-to-renin ratio in screening for primary aldosteronism.
Intraprocedural cortisol measurement increases adrenal vein sampling success rate in primary aldosteronism.
Primary aldosteronism associated with severe rhabdomyolysis due to profound hypokalemia.
Role of radiology in the management of primary aldosteronism.
Our patient presented with hypertension, persistent hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, low plasma renin activity, high levels of serum aldosterone, and a high aldosterone/renin ratio that suggested primary aldosteronism.
4] report a case of myelolipoma associated with primary aldosteronism.
Except for hypertension and intermittent paralysis due to hypokalemia, there were no typical features of primary aldosteronism and Cushing's syndrome.
However, there is no report on the presence of vitamin D deficiency in salt-sensitive hypertension of primary aldosteronism in the literature.
Between November 2009 and June 2011, 19 consecutive patients with adrenal tumour (13 primary aldosteronism, 4 preclinical Cushing syndrome, 2 Cushing syndrome and 1 pheochromocytoma) underwent transperitoneal LESS-A by 2 surgeons (AM and SI) at Hiroshima University Hospital.

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