Primary aldosteronism

What is Primary aldosteronism?

Aldosteronism due to the direct defect in the secreting organ, adreal glands, is called primary aldosteronism. Causes can be adrenal hyperplasia, adrenal carcinoma, etc. It leads to increase in mineralocorticoid production, resulting in secondary hypertension.

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I have been diagnosed with primary aldosteronism and have been treated with Maxzide 50 mg which worked for a few months, then switched to...

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In this situation you need combined diuretics like frusomide plus spironolactone. In general in primary hyperaldosteronism edema is uncommon. It's...

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I had a benign secreting adrenal gland tumor. The symptoms were didn't sleep at all for 5 days, was anxious & nervous. The test to determine what...

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Brief Answer:
All i can deduct for now is :The name of the tumor is adrenal adenoma.

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I have gone through your question.

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