Conn's syndrome


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Related to Conn's syndrome: hyperaldosteronism, Cushing's syndrome, Addison's disease
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disturbances in saltwater balance and symptoms of weakness and muscular cramps and twitching and convulsions and sometimes paralysis

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This means around 600,000 Britons could have Conn's syndrome.
Although it is extremely difficult to spot Conn's syndrome but once identified, it can be successfully treated.
Most functional adrenal tumours are benign and surgery is the main treatment modality for Conn's syndrome (2).
Endocrinologists, with rare exception, continue to be preoccupied with named adrenal syndrome--Cushing's syndrome, Addison's disease, Conn's syndrome, and Sheehan's syndrome--as well as pituitary tumors and hypothalamic disorders.
A diagnosis of Conn's syndrome was confirmed biochemically.
It also can determine whether the condition, known as Conn's syndrome, is a result of an aldosterone-producing adenoma or bilateral adrenal hyperplasia, a distinction that is important because only with an adenoma is surgery the appropriate treatment.