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...

hrp0082p3-d1-623 | Adrenals & HP Axis | ESPE2014

Pseudohypoaldosteronism Type 1: Role of Urinary Steroid Profiling in Specific and Early Diagnosis: Lessons in Differential Diagnosis of PHA1 vs PHA2 (Renal Tract Anomaly)

Abbot V , Ghataore L , Pieterse D J , Chapman S , Kapoor R R , Taylor N F , Buchanan C R

Background: Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1 (PHA1) is a rare disorder of neonatal salt loss unresponsive to mineralocorticoids, requiring salt supplementation. It results from resistance of kidney and/or other tissues to mineralocorticoids, arising from mutations in genes encoding mineralocorticoid receptor (MR: NR3C2; autosomal dominant), or epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) genes (SCNN1A/B/G; autosomal recessive). Milder clinical phenotype associates with ren...