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A Case of Pseudohypoaldosteronism
Yong Soon Kwon, Hyo Gyoung Shin, Mi Soo Ahn, Hong Bae Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(7):984-988.   Published online July 15, 1992
Pseudohypoaldosteronism(PHA) is rare salt losing disease which is characterized by mineralcorticoid unresponsiveness of the end organ. Severe hyponatremia and hyperkalemia are present despite high plasma aldosterone. We experienced a case of PHA in a 40-days old male infant who was presented with anorexia, vomiting and lethargy for several days. Labortory data showed hyponatremia, hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis. Renal function was normal...
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