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All of the following may be associated with primary aldosteronism, Except: (LQ)



A Adrenal adenoma

B Adrenal hyperplasia

C Von-Hippel-Lindau syndrome

D Adrenal carcinoma

Ans. C

Von-Hippel-Lindau syndrome

1). Primary hyperaldosteronism is excess production of aldosterone, independent of the renin-angiotensin system, causing sodium and water retention, and renin release.

Causes of primary hyperaldosteronism

a. Adrenal adenoma (Conn’s syndrome)- Usually unilateral. It is the most common cause of primary hyperaldosteronism.

b. Adrenal carcinoma:

c. Bilateral adrenal cortical hyperplasia

MCQ: In Conn syndrome Polyuria occur Because of hypokalemia which leads to nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.

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