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This chapter will focus on primary Aldosteronism (the most common form of endocrine hypertension). Other causes of endocrine hypertension that include pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma syndromes, severe cases of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, Cushing syndrome, hyperdeoxycorticosteronism, apparent mineralocorticoid excess syndrome, and acromegaly are reviewed elsewhere.
KeywordsAldosterone Primary Aldosteronism Mineralocorticoid receptors
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