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hypoaldosteronismo + hemiparesia?

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  • Posted By: albymej
  • May 13, 2008
  • 00:12 AM

Here are the symptoms:

Hemiparesia from birth, right sided. Discrete muscular atrophy, specially in right arm, wrist area, but visible in both arms.
Right handed.
Vicious scarring.
Orthostatic hypotension
salt thirst.
hypoglucemic-like states with alteration of mental state.
dizziness that was diagnosed as positional vertigo with acustic testing revealing hypofunction in the left inner ear.
body mass analisis bmi 22kg/m2, weight 115 pounds, height 5'4 muscular tone: arms: LA low, RA very low, Legs, low. Fat overall very high. Waist/hip index normal. Water retention very low.
Cortisol levels 8am 11pg/dl sodium in urine was very low during crisis of hypoglucemic state, glucose was normal sodium repeated later was normal.
Atopia, erithema. Claims to be allergic to pepper.
fatigue, polidypsia
Family: grandmother with meningyoma, father with condrocalcinosis and hypoglucemic like states, sister also, other's irrelevant.

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