Primary hyperaldosteronism- a resistant endocrine hypertension- A case report

Authors

  • Syed Ali Ahsan Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Md Rubayat Rahman Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Mohammad Salman Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Md Ashraful Haque Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka.
  • Ahmed Saiful Bari Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Md Ashraf Uddin Sultan Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/uhj.v4i2.2077

Keywords:

Primary hyperaldosteronism, unilateral adrenal adenoma, resistant endocrine hypertension

Abstract

 A thirty years old lady presented with uncontrolled hypertension and dizziness during working for last 5 years. She had history of termination of pregnancy due to treatment-resistant hypertension. Even in the post-partum period her blood pressure remains uncontrolled with more than three antihypertensive drugs. Her serum K+ level was low and USG of KUB & adrenal glands showed slightly increased right renal cortical echotexture; CT scan of abdomen revealed right Adrenal adenoma. She underwent unilateral adrenalectomy. Now, she has no complaints and her blood pressure is normal without any antihypertensive drugs. There is no target organ damage.

Key words: Primary hyperaldosteronism, unilateral adrenal adenoma, resistant endocrine hypertension  

doi:10.3329/uhj.v4i2.2077 University Heart Journal Vol. 4 No. 2 July 2008 p.49-50

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Published

2009-02-02

How to Cite

Ahsan, S. A., Rahman, M. R., Salman, M., Haque, M. A., Bari, A. S., & Sultan, M. A. U. (2009). Primary hyperaldosteronism- a resistant endocrine hypertension- A case report. University Heart Journal, 4(2), 49–50. https://doi.org/10.3329/uhj.v4i2.2077

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