Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
- Dilutional hyponatremia
- Inappropriate ADH syndrome
- Schwartz Bartter syndrome
- Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
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Symptoms of syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone include water retention and low sodium level. Low sodium levels may cause lethargy and confusion. Severe low levels of sodium in the body may cause muscle twitching, seizures, stupor, coma, and death.
Last updated: 6/5/2014
- Lewis JL. Hyponatremia (Low Level of Sodium in the Blood). The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook. July 2013; http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/hormonal_and_metabolic_disorders/electrolyte_balance/hyponatremia_low_level_of_sodium_in_the_blood.html. Accessed 6/5/2014.