hrp0082p3-d1-632 | Adrenals & HP Axis | ESPE2014

Secondary Pseudohypoaldosteronism Type 1: the Role of a Urinary Steroid Profile

Grace M L , Murray D M , Joyce C , Taylor N F , Ghataore L , O'Connell S M

Background: Secondary pseudohypoaldosteronism (PHA) type 1 is an uncommon salt losing condition of infancy caused by transient resistance of the mineralocorticoid receptors (MR) of the renal tubule to aldosterone. This can be secondary to urinary tract infection (UTI), urinary tract malformation (UTM) or obstructive uropathy. Ninety percent of reported cases present before 3 months and nearly all are under 7 months of age.Objective and hypotheses: The co...