Hyponatremia: SIADH

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This chapter examines the clinical and laboratory presentations of hyponatremia and describes the clinical and laboratory findings that define an emergency situation in low serum sodium concentration. The initial approach to emergency treatment of hyponatremia is presented. The differential diagnosis of hyponatremia is tabulated, and the importance of distinguishing between the various diagnostic possibilities and its impact on the ongoing management of the condition is emphasized. The pathophysiology of the most common causes of hyponatremia is explored in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationContemporary Endocrinology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages13
StatePublished - 2021

Publication series

NameContemporary Endocrinology
ISSN (Print)2523-3785
ISSN (Electronic)2523-3793


  • Arginine vasopressin
  • Chronic hyponatremia
  • Pseudobulbar palsy
  • Serum sodium concentration
  • Severe hyponatremia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology


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