Medical Term:

primary aldosteronism

 

Definition: an adrenocortical disorder caused by excessive secretion of aldosterone and characterized by headaches, nocturia, polyuria, fatigue, hypertension, potassium depletion, hypokalemic alkalosis, hypervolemia, and decreased plasma renin activity; may be associated with small benign adrenocortical adenomas.

Synonym(s): Conn syndrome, idiopathic aldosteronism

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