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Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone

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* Not a rare disease

Other Names for this Disease

  • Dilutional hyponatremia
  • Inappropriate ADH syndrome
  • Schwartz Bartter syndrome
  • SIADH
  • Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
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Symptoms

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What are the symptoms of syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone?

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.[1]
Last updated: 6/5/2014

References
  1. 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.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Dilutional hyponatremia
  • Inappropriate ADH syndrome
  • Schwartz Bartter syndrome
  • SIADH
  • Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.