A tale of two patients with Mendelian hypertension.

  title={A tale of two patients with Mendelian hypertension.},
  author={Ivo Quack and Oliver Vonend and Lorenz Sellin and Johannes Stegbauer and Gabriele Dekomien and Lars Christian Rump},
  volume={51 3},
Conn emphasized the triad of hypertension, hypokalemia, and metabolic alkalosis in his seminal account of patients with primary aldosteronism.1 He believed that primary aldosteronism was a very common cause of hypertension. Kaplan introduced the discussion as to the actual prevalence of primary aldosteronism, a topic still debated today.2,3 Suffice it to say that hypokalemic hypertension is a fixed entity in the minds of clinicians as synonymous with primary aldosteronism, and perhaps this… CONTINUE READING
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