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          VOLUME 41 / ISSUE 3

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8 - An adrenal hyperplasia case presenting with hyperparathyroidism and diabetes insipidus

Nur Şener, Sema Uçak, Tayyibe Saler, Emine Şatır, Yüksel Altuntaş

Causes of primary hyperaldosteronism are aldosteron secreting adenoma, aldosteron secreting carcinoma and bilateral adrenocortical hyperplasia. %25-%35 of adrenocortical hyperplasia patients have idiopathic hyperaldosteronism. In these cases adrenal cortex may be normal, macronodular or micronodular macroscopically, or may be hyperplasic, microscopically. In our case report. we described a patient who had resistant hypokalemia since he was 2 years old. In this patient hypokalemia caused metabolic alchalosis which resulted a decrease in ionized calcium levels causing secondary hyperparathyroidism and patient also had hypokalemia releated nephrogenic diabetes insipidus


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