hypernatremia


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hypernatremia

[¦hī·pər·nə′trē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive amounts of sodium in the blood.
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Severe hypernatremia can be defined as raised serum sodium levels more than 160mEq/L.
Although, both neonates presented clinical signs of dehydration but further clinical evaluation excluded dehydration as the reason of hypernatremia and suggested strong correlation with SPS11.
A prospective study on clinical profile of hypernatremia in ICU hospitalized patients.
We performed a retrospective analysis to compare outcomes between the two groups and analyzed the risk factors for early VC in pediatric LT and the effect of donor hypernatremia (serum sodium levels ≥150 mmol/L) on liver function, early VC, and graft and patient survival.
Treatment of ichthyosis and hypernatremia in a patient with Netherton syndrome with a SPINK5 c.153delT mutation using kallikrein inhibiting ointment.
Laboratory investigation in the emergency department revealed (Table 1) hypernatremia, highly elevated blood glucose level, elevated serum creatinine of 5.29 mg/dl (reference range 0.61-1.24mg/dl), low bicarbonate level 13mmol/L (reference range 24-31 mmol/L), hyperphosphatemia, and high anion gap metabolic acidosis on arterial blood gas analysis.
Marshall, "Prolonged hypernatremia controls elevated intracranial pressure in head-injured pediatric patients," Critical Care Medicine, vol.
She suffered from multiple laboratory derangements including hypernatremia (150 mEq/L), as well as other findings consistent with seizures such as an anion gap metabolic acidosis.
The first set of serum and urine laboratory examination results revealed hypopituitarism, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, polyuria, and hypertonic hypernatremia. The first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan showed a right-sided pituitary microadenoma (3 mm).
BM can additionally present with central diabetes insipidus with symptoms of both polyuria and hypernatremia, neither of which was seen in this patient.
When discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit, the patient's renal function and plasma electrolytes were normal, except for a mild hypernatremia (maximum value 145mEq/L).