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ea0035p260 | Clinical case reports Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2014

Hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism with severe hyperkalemia following adrenalectomy for primary hyperaldosteronism : a case report

Pura Mikulas , Malina Jan , Machalekova Katarina , Imreova Helena , Kentos Peter , Urbankova Helena , Vanuga Peter

Background: Post-adrenalectomy persistent hyperkalemia, that lasts >3 months and needs to be treated, is a potentially serious, but not apprehensively investigated complication after surgical treatment in patients with aldosterone-producing adenomas (APA).Case report: A 53-year-old male presented type 2 diabetes mellitus and a 10-year history of resistant hypertension requiring multidrug treatment with antihypertensives of eight different classes. Pr...