Aldosteronoma causing Conn’s syndrome: a case report and literature review
Hsin-Hui Shao, Hock-Liew Eng, Wen-Sheng Huang, Joseph Nybo Lin
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We report a case of primary aldosteronism caused by bilateral solitary aldosteronomas occurring 6 months apart, the diagnosis being confirmed by clinical features. Multiple aldos-terone-producing adenomas can be unilateral or bilateral. If bilateral, most of them are found simultaneously. Bilateral solitary aldosterono-mas occurring at separate times are rarely re-ported and the pathogenesis is still elusive. We believe, from this case, the postoperative fol-low-up in patients with primary aldosteronism is mandatory.

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Shao, H. , Eng, H. , Huang, W. and Lin, J. (2009) Aldosteronoma causing Conn’s syndrome: a case report and literature review. Health, 1, 269-273. doi: 10.4236/health.2009.14043.

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