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Hypoaldosteronism
ICD-10 E274
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In medicine (endocrinology), hypoaldosteronism refers to decreased levels of the hormone aldosterone.

There are several causes for this condition, including primary adrenal insufficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, and medications (certain diuretics, NSAIDs, and ACE inhibitors).

This condition may result in hyperkalemia, which can be serious medical condition. It can also cause hyponatremia.

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