Unilateral Macronodular Adrenal Hyperplasia: a Rare Cause of Primary Hyperaldosteronism

@article{Costin1987UnilateralMA,
  title={Unilateral Macronodular Adrenal Hyperplasia: a Rare Cause of Primary Hyperaldosteronism},
  author={Gertrude E Costin and Carl H Grushkin},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1987},
  volume={21},
  pages={246A-246A}
}
An 11 yr old white male with severe hypertension (150-170/100-120), hypokalemia (2.6-2.9 mEq/L) and suppressed plasma renin (PRA)(<20 ng/dl/hr) was studied. Initial random serum and urine aldosterone (Aldo) were 19 ug/dl and 11 ng/dl. Antihypertensive therapy and potassium supplementation were begun. Results of dexamethasone (Dex) suppression, ACTH… CONTINUE READING