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Korean J Anesthesiol. 1995 Jun;28(6):871-874. Korean. Case Report.
Lee JC , Lee IB , Chung CW , Kim HY .
Department of Anesthesiology, Seoul Red Cross Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

Primary aldosteronism is a clinical syndrome referring to increased and inappropriate production of aldosterone from adrenal gland due to a solitery adenoma, bilateral hyperplasia or an adrenal carcinoma and this syndrome is characterized by hypertension, hyporeninemia, and hypokalemia and its manifestations. Under the general anesthesia, operation was performed on a 34-year-old male, who was diagnosed as primary aldosteronism caused by aldosterone producing adenoma and we have experienced the anesthetic management of unilateral adrenalectomy during perioperative periods.

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