Severe hyponatremia due to inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone following pleurodesis.

@article{Higashihara2009SevereHD,
  title={Severe hyponatremia due to inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone following pleurodesis.},
  author={Kazuya Higashihara and Yoshiyuki Kimbara and Yohei Suzuki and Eriko Kawate and Hideki Takahashi},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 12},
  pages={
          1069-71
        }
}
A 69-year-old man was diagnosed as having syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) (serum sodium: 113 mEq/L) 13 days after a right upper lobectomy due to squamous cell carcinoma of the lung (pT1N0M0, stage IA) whereas the preoperative serum sodium level was nearly normal. He had undergone pleurodesis by instillation of OK432 at 2 and 5 days after surgery for prolonged air leakage. Since other possible causes of SIADH, such as residue of lung cancer, pulmonary… CONTINUE READING

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