Syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion in a woman with preeclampsia.

@article{Wilson2007SyndromeOI,
  title={Syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion in a woman with preeclampsia.},
  author={Hannah Wilson and Les E Shutt},
  journal={International journal of obstetric anesthesia},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={
          360-2
        }
}
While preeclampsia is common in pregnancy, associated hyponatraemia is rare with very few cases reported in the literature. We report the case of a previously healthy nulliparous woman who presented at 34 weeks' gestation with hypertension and proteinuria. On admission her serum sodium was 122mmol/L and by day 6, in the absence of fluid restriction, it had fallen to 116mmol/L. Urine and plasma osmolalities suggested a syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion. She was delivered… CONTINUE READING
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