Congenital pseudohypoaldosteronism: case report and review. Effect of indomethacin during sodium chloride depletion.

A newborn boy (birth weight 2550 g) presented from the first days of life with poor drinking, moderate vomiting and persistent weight loss. On hospital admission at age 4 weeks, there were severe dehydration, dystrophy and electrolyte disturbances (Na 107, Cl 80, K 5,4 mval/l). The usual causes of salt wasting were excluded, but plasma renin activity… CONTINUE READING