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  • Q:

    The renin-angiotensin system is a mechanism within the body which regulates blood pressure and fluid balance. As a simplification, renin release by the kidney results in aldosterone secretion from the adrenal cortex. Which of the following would be expected to result in an individual with a reninoma (a tumor which releases an abundance of renin)?

     

    A

    Increased blood pressure, decreased sodium retention

    B

    Increased blood pressure, increased sodium retention

    C

    Decreased blood pressure, decreased sodium retention

    D

    Decreased blood pressure, increased sodium retention




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