Sudden death from hyponatremia and hypokalemia in a woman with Gardner syndrome.

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The authors present the case of a 39-year-old woman with Gardner syndrome who died from marked hyponatremia and hypokalemia. Gardner syndrome is a rare variant of the familial adenomatous polyposis syndrome in which the affected individual develops thousands of polyps within the gastrointestinal tract, with a 100% risk of eventual malignant change… (More)

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@article{Burke2001SuddenDF, title={Sudden death from hyponatremia and hypokalemia in a woman with Gardner syndrome.}, author={Marsha Burke and Ken Opeskin}, journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology}, year={2001}, volume={22 1}, pages={84-7} }