Inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone and hyponatremia in severe falciparum malaria.

Abstract

Overhydration can contribute to fatal complications of falciparum malaria, even though renal function may be normal. In this context, the role of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) has been controversial. Therefore, we have analyzed ADH serum concentrations together with serum osmolality and sodium levels in serum and urine of 17… (More)

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