Mar '12
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MCAT Question of the Day


  • Q:

    Hyperaldosteronism is a condition where too much aldosterone is found in the circulation. This can occur through a dysfunction of the adrenal glands, or potentially through an aldosterone-releasing tumor. Which of the following physiological effects would this condition be expected to elicit?

     

    A

    Hyperkalemia (high potassium concentration in the blood)

    B

    Increased blood pressure

    C

    Extensive sodium found in the urine

    D

    All of the above



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