Definition of Liddle syndrome

Reviewed on 6/3/2021

Liddle syndrome: This is a rare, inherited form of high blood pressure (hypertension). It passes genetically from parent to child as an autosomal dominant inheritance. High blood pressure in Liddle syndrome can be severe and associated with low potassium, fatigue, and weakness. It is also called pseudoaldosteronism.

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References
United States. National Institutes of Health. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Genetics Home Reference. "Liddle Syndrome." Oct. 10, 2017. <https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/liddle-syndrome>.

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