Conn’s syndrome

Who it affects Conn`s syndrome or primary hyperaldosteronism occurs in 2% of patients with high blood pressure. What gland is involved The adrenal glands are affected in this disorder. There are 2 adrenal glands. They are small star shaped glands…


Adrenal surgery

When is this performed? When there is a specific adrenal lesion that over produces hormones, e.g. Conn`s syndrome, phaeochromocytoma When a malignant adrenal lesion cannot be ruled out, e.g. lesion greater than 5cm or lesion enlarging at fast rate Both…

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