aldosteronoma

aldosteronoma

/al·dos·ter·o·no·ma/ (al″do-ster″o-no´mah) a tumor, usually an adenoma, of the adrenal cortex that secretes aldosterone, causing primary aldosteronism.

aldosteronoma

[al′dōstir′ənō′mə] pl. aldosteronomas, aldosteronomata
an aldosterone-secreting adenoma of the adrenal cortex that is usually small and occurs more frequently in the left than the right adrenal gland. Aldosteronism with sodium retention, expansion of the extracellular fluid volume, and hypertension may occur.
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The unique steroidogenesis of the aldosteronoma in the differential diagnosis of primary aldosteronism.
The aldosteronoma resolution score: predicting complete resolution of hypertension after adrenalectomy for aldosteronoma.
Luego de la adrenalectomia unilateral para aldosteronoma se describen tasas de curacion de la hipertension arterial que oscilan entre 30 y 70% de los casos (28).