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Hypoaldosteronism: Reduced aldosterone levels. One of the functions of aldosterone is to regulate salt levels in the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypoaldosteronism is available below.
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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. - (Source - Diseases Database)
Hypoaldosteronism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Hypoaldosteronism, or a subtype of Hypoaldosteronism,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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