Hypertension and Recurrent Hypokalaemia in Young Woman - A Case Report of Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome)

Authors

  • Md Nazmul Hasan Department of Internal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka-1000
  • Md Abdur Rahim Department of Internal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka-1000
  • Quazi Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed Department of Internal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka-1000
  • Md Syedul Islam Department of Internal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka-1000
  • Md Rasul Amin Department of cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka-1000
  • Md Atikur Rahman Department of Internal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka-1000
  • Md Nurul Amin Department of Internal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka-1000

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/uhj.v12i2.36393

Keywords:

primary hyperaldosteronism, recurrent hypokalaemia, adrenal adenoma

Abstract

Primary hyperaldosteronism is caused by most commonly due to aldosterone producing adenoma(conn’s syndrome) or bilateral adrenal hyperplasia. Clinical features may be of different type which includes hypertension in young age or resistant hypertension, recurrent hypokalaemia and characterized by increased ratio of plasma aldosterone (ng/dl) to rennin (ng/ml per hour) activity. We report a case of young woman presented with hypertension and recurrent hypokalaemia.

University Heart Journal Vol. 12, No. 2, July 2016; 102-104

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2018-04-14

How to Cite

Hasan, M. N., Rahim, M. A., Ahmed, Q. M. U., Islam, M. S., Amin, M. R., Rahman, M. A., & Amin, M. N. (2018). Hypertension and Recurrent Hypokalaemia in Young Woman - A Case Report of Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome). University Heart Journal, 12(2), 102–104. https://doi.org/10.3329/uhj.v12i2.36393

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