Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1- autosomal recessive


A rare condition characterized by electrolyte disorders caused by the kidney's inability to respond to mineralocorticoids. Type 1 is differentiated from type II in that it involves sodium wasting. There are two forms of type 1: an autosomal recessive form which tends to be more severe than the autosomal dominant form. The recessive form tends to persist into adulthood whereas the dominant form is milder and symptoms tend to improve with age.


* Vomiting * Anorexia * Failure to gain weight * Cyanotic attacks upon exposure to increased temperature * Dehydration * Low blood sodium level * High blood potassium * High blood aldosterone level


signs and symptoms of Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1, autosomal recessive may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1, autosomal recessive symptoms.


Prognosis of Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1, autosomal recessive: responds well to salt intake