Volume 26, Issue 142 (11-2016)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2016, 26(142): 264-269 | Back to browse issues page


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Kashi Z, Makhloug A, Akha O, Bahar A. A Case Report of Gordon Syndrome in a 35-Year-Old Female with Normal Pregnancy and Term Baby. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2016; 26 (142) :264-269
URL: http://jmums.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-8812-en.html

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Gordon syndrome is a familial autosomal dominant syndrome with hyperkalemia, increased extracellular volume, hypertension, normal kidney function, and metabolic acidosis. It is also called type II Pseudohypoaldosteronism due to usually normal aldosterone and low renin levels. In this report a 35 years old woman is presented with 2-year history of hypertension, eclampsia, and fetal death. Laboratory tests showed hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis. After evaluation, thiazide was administrated according to Gordon syndrome diagnosis. Interestingly, after reciving low dose of hydrochlorothiazide the patient had a successful full term pregnancy and a healthy baby. In patients with high blood pressure and hyperkalemia and Gordon syndrome can control blood pressure and hyperkalemia well with low dose thiazide and have healthy pregnancy without materno - fetal complication

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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Endocrine diseases

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