"Hypoaldosteronism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A congenital or acquired condition of insufficient production of ALDOSTERONE by the ADRENAL CORTEX leading to diminished aldosterone-mediated synthesis of Na(+)-K(+)-EXCHANGING ATPASE in renal tubular cells. Clinical symptoms include HYPERKALEMIA, sodium-wasting, HYPOTENSION, and sometimes metabolic ACIDOSIS.
- Hypoaldosteronism, Hyporeninemic
- Type IV Renal Tubular Acidosis
- Renal Tubular Acidosis, Type IV
- Acidosis, Renal Tubular Type IV
- Hyporeninemic Hypoaldosteronism
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