Hypoaldosteronism

Last updated: Tuesday, 14, December, 2010
CausesAppropriate Tests
Electrolytes, urea, creatinine, aldosterone, renin.
Mineralocorticoid deficiency

Adrenocortical insufficiency

Hyporeninaemic hypoaldosteronism

  • Diabetic nephropathy
See under Diabetes mellitus
  • Renal tubulo-interstitial disease
See under Renal tubular disorders
  • NSAID
  • ß adrenergic blockers
  • Cyclosporin

ACE inhibitors

Primary hypoaldosteronism

  • Corticosterone 18-methyl oxidase deficiency
Mineralocorticoid resistance

Pseudo-hypoaldosteronism type I

Potassium sparing diuretics

Renal tubulo-interstitial disease

See under Renal tubular disorders