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SECONDARY ALDOSTERONISM

Aldosteronism resulting not from a defect intrinsic to the adrenal cortex but from a stimulation of hormonal secretion caused by extra-adrenal disorders; associated with heighten plasma renin activity and occurs in heart failure, nephrotic syndrome, cirrhosis, and hypoproteinaemia.
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