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Hyponatremia has been observed in elderly patients treated with the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) fluoxetine. The pathogenesis of this effect is not known, but enhanced release of vasopressin (VP) and its renal actions may be a possible mechanism. Excess secretion of VP in combination with large fluid intake is known to induce hyponatremia.(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe two cases of metastatic involvement of the pituitary gland by renal cell carcinoma (RCCA) and review the medical literature regarding this entity. METHODS We present two case reports and discuss the published literature to illustrate the clinical findings, radiographic features, and recommended management of RCCA metastatic to the(More)
Hyponatremia sometimes occurs in elderly depressed patients treated wtih a serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SRI). The cause of the hyponatremia is not yet understood. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of paroxetine, an SRI, on osmoregulated release of vasopressin (also termed antidiuretic hormone) in elderly depressed patients with(More)
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