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Tumors That Produce Aldosterone

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for a tumor producing aldosterone.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Cardiology
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

E26.0, D35.0, C74.0, E26.1

Description:

A number of tumors may secrete aldosterone, resulting in clinical hyperaldosteronism. These tumors feature an elevated blood aldosterone concentration that normalizes if the tumor is completely resected.

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