Hyperaldosteronism

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Excess production of the hormone aldosterone, commonly by a benign tumour of the adrenal gland. Causes high blood pressure and abnormalities in blood electrolyte levels.

Guidance

Accept if condition adequately controlled with medication or tumour has been surgically resected.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Conn Syndrome

Conn's Syndrome

Primary Hyperaldosteronism

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012