Primary hyperaldosteronism, a mediator of progressive renal disease in cats.

@article{Javadi2005PrimaryHA,
  title={Primary hyperaldosteronism, a mediator of progressive renal disease in cats.},
  author={Shahram Javadi and Sylvia C. Djajadiningrat-Laanen and Hans S. Kooistra and Astrid M. van Dongen and George Voorhout and F. J. van Sluijs and T.S.G.A.M van den Ingh and W. P. H. de Boer and Ad Rijnberk},
  journal={Domestic animal endocrinology},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={
          85-104
        }
}
In recent years, there has been renewed interest in primary hyperaldosteronism, particularly because of its possible role in the progression of kidney disease. While most studies have concerned humans and experimental animal models, we here report on the occurrence of a spontaneous form of (non-tumorous) primary hyperaldosteronism in cats. At presentation, the main physical features of 11 elderly cats were hypokalemic paroxysmal flaccid paresis and loss of vision due to retinal detachment with… CONTINUE READING
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