Journal of Hypertension: Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1095

Open Access

A Case Report on Adrenal Cortical Adenoma with Conn???s Syndrome


Dr. Shaji George*, Dr. Nimmy Robin, Dr. Joicy Jose, Dr. Leya P. Babu and Dr. Johnson V. Babu

Adrenal cortical adenoma related primary aldosteronism being a rare case ata young age is amedical challenge for clinical diagnosis. A 31-year-old male patient is reported with uncontrolled hypertension even after adhering to medication therapy for past 10 years. His laboratory findings and CT scan revealed the underlying cause as hypertension with adrenal carcinoma confirmed by adrenal vein sampling showing elevated aldosterone/renin ratio and hypokalaemia. A laparoscopic surgical intervention subsided his uncontrolled hypertension for the past 10 years. This rare case report highlights the necessity of differential diagnosis and points out the importance of diagnostic techniques to rule out specific underlying causes of especially common diseases like hypertension.


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