Paediatrics: Mineralocorticoid deficiency

2021-03-03 12:00 AM

Reduced aldosterone production or activity is rare and may be due to congenital or acquired causes.

Mineralocorticoid deficiency

Reduced aldosterone production or activity is rare and may be due to congenital or acquired causes.

  • Aldosterone synthase deficiency:
  • type 1;
  • type 2.
  • Pseudohypoaldosteronism:
  • type 1;
  • type 2.
  • Hyporeninaemic hypoaldosteronism.
  • Hyperreninaemic hypoaldosteronism.
  • Transient hypoaldosteronism in infancy.
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia:
  • 17α-hydroxylase (CYP17) deficiency;
  • 11β-hydroxylase (CYP11) deficiency.
  • Congenital adrenal hypoplasia.
  • Primary adrenocortical insufficiency.
  • Iatrogenic hypoaldosteronism.