Conn's syndrome


Conn's syndrome
Uncontrolled secretion of aldosterone usually by an adrenal adenoma.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Conn's syndrome — känz n PRIMARY ALDOSTERONISM Conn Jerome W. (1907 1994) American physician. Conn had a long and distinguished career as a member of the medical faculty at the university hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. For many years he also served as director… …   Medical dictionary

  • Conn's syndrome — Main article: Primary aldosteronism Conn s syndrome Classification and external resources Aldosterone ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Conn's syndrome — the combination of muscular weakness, abnormally intense thirst (polydipsia), the production of large volumes of urine (polyuria), and hypertension, resulting from excessive production of the hormone aldosterone by the adrenal cortex (see… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Conn's syndrome — noun disturbances in saltwater balance and symptoms of weakness and muscular cramps and twitching and convulsions and sometimes paralysis; usually caused by a benign tumor of the cortex of the adrenal gland that leads to excess secretion of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Синдром Конна (Conn'S Syndrome) — сочетание мышечной слабости, аномально сильной жажды (полидипсии), выработки большого количества мочи (полиурии) и гипертензии, возникающее в результате избыточной секреции гормона альдостерона корой надпочечников. Примерно в 2% случаев… …   Медицинские термины

  • Syndrome de conn — Le Syndrome de Conn ou Hyperaldostéronisme primaire est un syndrome décrit en 1955 par Jerome Conn, dans lequel le taux d aldostérone est anormalement élevé par un excès de sécrétion. Sommaire 1 Causes 2 Épidémiologie 3 Physiopathologie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Conn (disambiguation) — Conn is a family name and a masculine given name (see Conn). Conn may also refer to: Conning Officer, the person (usually a watch) on a Naval Ship that instructs the helmsman on the course to steer Conn of the Hundred Battles, a figure from Irish …   Wikipedia

  • Conn — For other uses, see Conn (disambiguation). Conn Gender Male Origin Word/Name Irish Other names Related names Connor Conn is a surname a …   Wikipedia

  • Syndrome de Conn — Le Syndrome de Conn ou Hyperaldostéronisme primaire est un syndrome décrit en 1955 par Jerome Conn, dans lequel le taux d aldostérone est anormalement élevé par un excès de sécrétion. Sommaire 1 Causes 2 Épidémiologie 3 Physiopathologie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Conn syndrome — Overproduction of the hormone aldosterone (pronounced al do ster one) by a tumor that contains tissue resembling that normally present in the outer portion (cortex) of the adrenal gland. The excess aldosterone results in a potassium level… …   Medical dictionary


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