Conn's Syndrome: A Diagnostic Dilemma. Case Report

Butt, Waqas Tariq; Butt, Muhammad Umer; Gauhar, Tooba Mahmud; Khawaja, Ali Azim; Afzal, Ameer; Ahmed, Ashfaq; Azim, Khawaja Muhammad
July 2010
Internet Journal of Surgery;2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Conn's syndrome or primary hyperaldosteronism is characterized by hypertension, hypokalemia and increased ratio of plasma aldosterone concentration (ng/dl) to plasma renin activity (ng/ml per hour). Primary aldosteronism occurs most commonly due to aldosterone producing adenoma (Conn's syndrome) or bilateral adrenal hyperplasia. The clinical manisfestation may be varied. We report an atypical neurological presentation of primary aldosteronism due to an aldosterone-producing adenoma.


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