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Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 2


Other Names for this Disease
  • PHA2
  • Hyperpotassemia and hypertension familial
  • Gordon hyperkalemia-hypertension syndrome
  • Chloride shunt syndrome
  • Familial hyperkalemic hypertension
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Treatment

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How might pseudohypoaldosteronism type 2 be treated?

Pseudohypoaldosteronism may be treated with thiazide diuretics[1][2] and dietary restriction of sodium.[3]
Last updated: 12/2/2011

References
  1. Bonnardeaux A, Bichet DG. Inherited disorders of the renal tubule. In: Brenner BM ed. Brenner: Brenner and Rector's The Kidney, 8th ed.. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders; 2008;
  2. Victor RG. Arterial hypertension . In: Goldman L, Ausiello D eds. Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders; 2007;
  3. Ferry RJ. Pseudohypoaldosteronism. eMedicine. 2010; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/924100-overview. Accessed 12/2/2011.


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Other Names for this Disease
  • PHA2
  • Hyperpotassemia and hypertension familial
  • Gordon hyperkalemia-hypertension syndrome
  • Chloride shunt syndrome
  • Familial hyperkalemic hypertension
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.