What are the considerations of type 3 familial primary aldosteronism?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Gabriel I Uwaifo, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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The third type of familial PA, due to mutations in the KCNJ5 potassium channel-coding gene, is considered to be exceedingly rare, but can also lead to HTN and hypokalemia at a very early age.


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