Glucocorticoid-remediable aldosteronism is associated with severe hypertension in early childhood.

@article{Dluhy2001GlucocorticoidremediableAI,
  title={Glucocorticoid-remediable aldosteronism is associated with severe hypertension in early childhood.},
  author={Robert G. Dluhy and Beverlee F Anderson and B Harlin and Julie R. Ingelfinger and Richard P. Lifton},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={138 5},
  pages={715-20}
}
OBJECTIVES To review the childhood course of glucocorticoid-remediable aldosteronism (GRA) in order to provide management guidelines for hypertension in children. METHODS Records for 20 children with GRA (aged 1 month to 18 years; 16 with hypertension) were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS Of the 16 children with GRA who developed hypertension, 50% had moderate-severe hypertension (blood pressure [BP] >99th centile for age and sex); 32% had mild hypertension (BP >95th and <99th centile… CONTINUE READING