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Hyperaldosteronism

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Hyperaldosteronism by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Adrenal Gland Disorders.


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    1. Hyponatremia
    2. Hypertension
    3. Metabolic alkalosis
    4. Hypokalemia
    5. Decreased renin
    1. Renal ischemia
    2. Conn's syndrome
    3. Aldosterone producing adenoma
    4. Bilateral adrenal hyperplasia
    5. Adrenal carcinoma
    1. Edema
    2. Secondary hypertension
    3. Hypokalemia
    4. Alkalosis
    5. Hypernatremia
    1. Non-suppressed PAC after IV saline solution
    2. Non-suppressed 8 hour urine aldosterone after salt loading
    3. Non-suppressed PAC after diuretic loading
    4. Suppressed plasma renin activity over 20 ng/dL
    5. PAC over 15 ng/dL
    1. It antagonizes aldosterone
    2. It increases potassium excretion
    3. It decreases sodium excretion
    4. It decreases plasma renin
    5. It down regulates aldosterone receptors

    Author of lecture Hyperaldosteronism

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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