An unusual hormonal cause of hypertension and hypokalaemia.

A patient with primary hyperparathyroidism who presented with hypokalaemia and hypertension is described. Renal potassium wasting was documented and cured by removal of a parathyroid adenoma. Possible mechanisms for this unusual manifestation of hyperparathyroidism are mentioned. Other features of the case were severe anaemia, nephrocalcinosis, pseudogout… CONTINUE READING