Conn’s Syndrome: This is basically primary hyperaldosteronism. It will cause hypernatreamia and hypokalaemia. It is a recognised cause of hypertension – but it is rare. It can also cause alkylosis (due to the exchange of sodium for hydrogen by some channels in the tubule). This links to brief synopsis of Conn's Syndrome on almostadoctor.co.uk
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
Find out more about the diagnostic significance of contralateral aldosterone suppression for the subtype diagnosis in primary aldosteronism.
almost 4 years ago
The Endocrine Society updates recommendations calling for expanded screening for patients with primary aldosteronism, due to the significantly higher cardiovascular risk for such patients who go untreated.
over 3 years ago