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Descriptor English:   Hypoaldosteronism 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hipoaldosteronismo 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hipoaldosteronismo 
Synonyms English:   Acidosis, Renal Tubular Type IV
Hypoaldosteronism, Hyporeninemic
Hyporeninemic Hypoaldosteronism
Renal Tubular Acidosis, Type IV
Type IV Renal Tubular Acidosis  
Tree Number:   C19.053.500.480
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with HYPERALDOSTERONISM or PSEUDOHYPOALDOSTERONISM
History Note English:   88 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   22918 
Unique Identifier:   D006994 

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