Fetal pseudohypoaldosteronism: rare cause of hydramnios

Maria Cristina Maggio, Vincenzo Arena

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PHA is a rare cause of hydramnios, characterized by increased amniotic fluid levels of aldosterone and sodium. Two distinct genetic entities (PHA type I and PHA type II) are included. Both are stemmed by a target organ defect with diminished renal tubular responsiveness to aldosterone. The AA present a case in which pregnancy resulted in a preterm infant with severe hydramnios, metabolic acidosis, hyponatriemia, hyperkaliemia. Salt and fluid replacement significantly improved clinical and metabolic condition. However a growth deficiency (-2 SDS) persists at follow-up
Lingua originaleItalian
pagine (da-a)145-147
Numero di pagine3
RivistaPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2004

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