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Síndrome de conn causada por adenoma de adrenal-tratamento por videolaparoscopia

DOI: 10.1590/S0100-69912003000600013

Keywords: hyperaldosteronism, adenoma, adrenal glands, laparoscoy, adrenalectomy.

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the authors present a case-report a 43 years old, female patient presenting with an eight-year history of hypertension caused by an adrenal adenoma. hypokalemia and supressed plasma renina confirmed the diagnosis of primary hyperaldosteronism. an abdominal computed tomography revealed a right adrenal mass. the patient was successfully treated laparoscopically. the histopathological diagnosis was adenoma. the patient had normal blood pressure within three months.

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