hrp0084p3-591 | Adrenals | ESPE2015

Pseudohypoaldosteronism – Subtle Presentations with Critical Electrolyte Imbalances Experiences from One Hospital

Ponmani Caroline , Karampoulos Kostas , Keane Morgan , Gomes Sylevester , Eaqub Aber , Banerjee Kausik

Background: Secondary pseudohypoaldosteronism presents with hyponatremia and hyperkalemia due to a transient aldosterone resistance.Objective and hypotheses: We recommend a check of urea and electrolytes in all infants with urinary tract infection, dehydration and failure to thrive.Method: A 5 month old presented with a day’s history of poor feeding and two episodes of vomiting. He was afebrile with normal observations. His ur...