Primary aldosteronism with normal aldosterone levels in blood and urine.

@article{Nomura1985PrimaryAW,
  title={Primary aldosteronism with normal aldosterone levels in blood and urine.},
  author={Kouji Nomura and David C. Han and Kazuko Jibiki and Hiroshi Demura and Toshio Tsushima and Kazuo Shizume},
  journal={Acta endocrinologica},
  year={1985},
  volume={110 4},
  pages={522-5}
}
A 47 year old women examined for hypertension (200/100 mmHg) was normokalaemic, and had low plasma renin activity (PRA) (0.1 ng/ml X h) and normal aldosterone levels in both plasma (7-13 ng/dl) and urine (4.7-7.4 micrograms/day). Computed tomography (CT) and scintiscan indicated an adenoma on the right adrenal gland, which was then removed. The histology of… CONTINUE READING