Disease Information for Hyperaldosteronism, secondary

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Swelling/Puffy
Spasms in Both Legs
Weakness/Diffuse motor loss
Weakness
Weight gain
Bilateral Eyelid Edema
Periorbital edema/Puffy eyes
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Hypertension Hypokalemia
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Anasarca
Patient/Ascitis established
Patient/Congestive heart failure
Patient/Cirrhosis
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Potassium, serum (Lab)
URINE Sodium
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Aldosterone, serum (Lab)
pH, arterial blood (Lab)
Plasma Aldosterone/Renin Ratio (Lab)
Plasma renin Activity/PRA (Lab)
Renin, serum (Lab)
URINE Aldosterone
URINE Potassium
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Renal Juxtaglomerular hyperplasia
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Primary hyperaldosteronism
Associated Disease & Complications
Hyperaldosteronism, secondary
Hypokalemia
Metabolic alkalosis
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Salt load/high sodium diet
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Adrenal gland disorders (ex).
CLASS/Endocrine gland (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Sodium intake/induces hypokalemia
Pathophysiology/Abnormal sodium distribution (excess)
Pathophysiology/Blood volume/increase/high
Pathophysiology/High extracellular fluid volume
Pathophysiology/Third spacing fluid shift
Pathophysiology/Volume redistribution
Pathophysiology/Aldosterone excess status
Pathophysiology/Salt/water retention, renal
Pathophysiology/Alkalosis Chloride Resistant
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Endocrine/humoral disorders (category)
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Potassium
RX/Potassium-sparing diuretic
RX/Spironolactone (Aldactone)
RX/Triamterene (Dyrenium)
Other Treatments
TX/Salt restriction
Definition
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