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Hypoaldosteronism, familial

Hypoaldosteronism, familial: Introduction

Hypoaldosteronism, familial: A very rare genetic disorder where deficiency of a particularly chemical (aldosterone synthase) results in a deficiency of aldosterone. The condition can be severe enough to cause infant death unless the patient is diagnosed and treated. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypoaldosteronism, familial is available below.

Symptoms of Hypoaldosteronism, familial

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Causes of Hypoaldosteronism, familial

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Prognosis for Hypoaldosteronism, familial

Prognosis for Hypoaldosteronism, familial: Symptoms usually improve with age and adults may be completely asymptomatic. The biggest danger is during infancy where acute crises may result in death.

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Definitions of Hypoaldosteronism, familial:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Hypoaldosteronism, familial as a "rare disease".
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  1. Hypoaldosteronism, familial: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis

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