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Apparent mineralocorticoid excess

Apparent mineralocorticoid excess: Introduction

Apparent mineralocorticoid excess: A form of inherited high blood pressure that starts during early childhood. The condition results from a genetic defect which causes impaired metabolism of cortisol. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Apparent mineralocorticoid excess is available below.

Symptoms of Apparent mineralocorticoid excess

Treatments for Apparent mineralocorticoid excess

  • Spinolactone can lead to significant improvement in symptoms. Dexamethasone may help some patients. Potassium-sparing diuretics may also be required
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Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms....read more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity....read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm...read more »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in...read more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...read more »

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Prognosis for Apparent mineralocorticoid excess

Prognosis for Apparent mineralocorticoid excess: The prognosis varies depending on the level of adherence to treatment measures. Even with treatment, the prognosis may be poor in some cases and death can result within years of diagnosis.

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Definitions of Apparent mineralocorticoid excess:

Apparent mineralocorticoid excess is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Apparent mineralocorticoid excess, or a subtype of Apparent mineralocorticoid excess, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Apparent mineralocorticoid excess as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Apparent mineralocorticoid excess

  1. Apparent mineralocorticoid excess: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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