Survival after severe iatrogenic hypernatremia.

  title={Survival after severe iatrogenic hypernatremia.},
  author={Moses S Elisaf and H Litou and Kostas Siamopoulos},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={14 3},
The case of a 24-year-old woman who survived without subsequent neurological damage after severe iatrogenic hypernatremia is presented. This previously healthy woman who had given birth with an uncomplicated delivery developed hypernatremia (serum sodium, 178 mmol/L) after erroneous infusion of hypertonic sodium solution.