hrp0097p2-212 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2023
, Khater Doaa
Introduction: Aldosterone synthase deficiency (ASD), also known as Corticosterone methyloxidase deficiency, is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by severe hyperkalemia, salt loss, vomiting, severe dehydration and failure to thrive. It is caused by inactivating mutations of the CYP11B2 gene. We herein report the first confirmed Egyptian infant who had clinical and hormonal features of aldosterone synthase deficiency. Unexpectedly, our p...