Hyponatremia in children with respiratory tract infection

  title={Hyponatremia in children with respiratory tract infection},
  author={Kazunari Kaneko and Ken-ichiro Kaneko},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
Sirs, We read with great interest the article entitled “Hyponatremia in pediatric community-acquired pneumonia” by Don et al. in the latest issue of this journal [1], and we congratulate their elegant study. They concluded that hyponatremia (HN) is common (present in 45.4% of children with community-acquired pneumonia) and seems to be associated with the severity, assessed by fever, need of hospitalization and serum nonspecific inflammatory markers. We would like to add a comment based on our… CONTINUE READING

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