Secondary pseudohypoaldosteronism in an infant with pyelonephritis.


BACKGROUND Urinary tract infections and/or urinary tract anomalies are very frequent among children. Especially in newborns/infants they represent additional factors in the development of secondary pseudohypoaldosteronism. CASE HISTORY We present an 8-week-old infant who developed hyponatremia and hyperkalemia secondary to acute pyelonephritis. The boy… (More)