A patient with hyperaldosteronism asks the nurse about the cause of his disease. The nurse understands that the most common cause of hyperaldosteronism is:


• Adrenal adenoma is the most common cause of hyperaldosteronism, followed by adrenal hyperplasia

• Renal artey stenosis, juxtaglomerular cell tumor, and adrenal carcinoma are all less common causes of hyperaldosteronism

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