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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 278-281
Conns' syndrome - atypical presentations


1 Departments of Endocrinology, Medwin Hospitals, Chirag Ali Lane, Nampally, Hyderabad, India
2 Departments of Surgical Endocrinology, Medwin Hospitals, Chirag Ali Lane, Nampally, Hyderabad, India
3 Departments of Nephrology, Medwin Hospitals, Chirag Ali Lane, Nampally, Hyderabad, India

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KVS Hari Kumar
Department of Endocrinology, Medwin Hospitals, Nampally, Hyderabad
India
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Primary hyperaldosteronism (Conns' syndrome) commonly presents with a combi­nation of clinical features of hypokalemia and hypertension. Atypical presentations like normo­tension, normokalemia and neurological ailments are described in few cases. We encountered two such cases, the first presenting with acute neurological complaint and second case having insig­nificant hypertension. Both the patients had a characteristic biochemical and imaging profile consistent with primary hyperaldosteronism and responded to surgical resection of adrenal adenoma.


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