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Hypoaldosteronism MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hypoaldosteronism
Tree Number(s)
C19.053.500.480
Unique ID
D006994
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006994
Annotation
do not confuse with HYPERALDOSTERONISM or PSEUDOHYPOALDOSTERONISM
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Acidosis, Renal Tubular Type IV
Hypoaldosteronism, Hyporeninemic
Hyporeninemic Hypoaldosteronism
Renal Tubular Acidosis, Type IV
Type IV Renal Tubular Acidosis
Previous Indexing
Adrenal Gland Hypofunction (1966-1987)
Aldosterone (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note
88
History Note
88
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/03/13
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Hypoaldosteronism Preferred
Hypoaldosteronism, Hyporeninemic Narrower
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