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Cerebral salt wasting treated with fludrocortisone in a 17-year-old boy

Authors
 Min Jeong Choi  ;  Yoon Su Oh  ;  Jae Il Shin  ;  Ji Hong Kim  ;  Se Jin Park 
Citation
 Yonsei Medical Journal, Vol.53(4) : 859-862, 2012 
Journal Title
 Yonsei Medical Journal 
ISSN
 0513-5796 
Issue Date
2012
Abstract
Cerebral salt wasting is characterized by inappropriate natriuresis and volume contraction with associated cerebral pathology. It is distinct from the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, which is characterized by inappropriate retention of free water. We report a patient with a porencephalic cyst who developed cerebral salt wasting. His initial treatment was supplementation of water and salt, which did not improve natriuresis or volume contraction. Fludrocortisone administration effectively managed the cerebral salt wasting.
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/92138
DOI
10.3349/ymj.2012.53.4.859
Appears in Collections:
1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Pediatrics (소아청소년과학교실)
Yonsei Authors
김지홍(Kim, Ji Hong) ; 신재일(Shin, Jae Il)
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