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Passive marijuana usage and water intoxication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8478974     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article reports a case of a 3-month-old male presenting with hyponatremic seizure and hypothermia. The presence of marijuana in the infant's urine was remarkable. An etiologic role for the drug is questioned. A review of the literature is provided and the hypothesis of child neglect in the genesis of water intoxication is explored.
B A Quinton; S J Logan; H L Ramdial; S A Walton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the National Medical Association     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0027-9684     ISO Abbreviation:  J Natl Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-24     Completed Date:  1993-05-24     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503090     Medline TA:  J Natl Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC 20060.
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MeSH Terms
Cannabis / metabolism*
Child Abuse*
Family Health
Water Intoxication / etiology*,  metabolism

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