[Tubercular meningitis with severe hyponatraemia caused by cerebral salt wasting].

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We describe two children, who were admitted with severe hyponatraemia and dehydration. In both children the hyponatraemia was due to cerebral salt wasting caused by tubercular meningitis. Differential diagnosis and pathophysiology is discussed. It is important to discriminate between cerebral salt wasting and inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone… (More)

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@article{Tinggaard2011TubercularMW, title={[Tubercular meningitis with severe hyponatraemia caused by cerebral salt wasting].}, author={Jeanette Tinggaard and Ida Maria Schmidt and Kim Kristensen}, journal={Ugeskrift for laeger}, year={2011}, volume={173 37}, pages={2273-4} }