Primary Aldosteronism

  • Alejandro Raul AyalaEmail author
  • Mark Anthony Jara


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.


Aldosterone Primary Aldosteronism Mineralocorticoid receptors 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Department of Endocrinology and MetabolismMiamiUSA
  2. 2.University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and MetabolismMiamiUSA

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