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Peripheral venous thrombosis in children and adolescents with adipsic hypernatremia secondary to hypothalamic tumors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15007257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To determine the clinical presentation and laboratory follow-up in patients with the syndrome of adipsic hypernatremia complicated with a peripheral thrombosis event. METHODS: Report of 3 patients (6-19 years old) with chronic hypernatremia with sustained difficulties to normalize their serum osmolality levels. RESULTS: During post-surgical management the 3 patients developed a peripheral venous thrombotic event as a complication of their chronic hyperosmolality. CONCLUSIONS: Chronic hypernatremia in patients with prolonged immobilization is associated with an increased risk for development of deep venous thrombosis.
Authors:
Ignacio Bergadá; Luis Aversa; Juan J Heinrich
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2003-12-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hormone research     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0301-0163     ISO Abbreviation:  Horm. Res.     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-09     Completed Date:  2004-12-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366126     Medline TA:  Horm Res     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  108-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2004 S. Karger AG, Basel
Affiliation:
División de Endocrinología, Hospital de Niños Ricardo Gutiérrez, Buenos Aires, Argentina. ibergada@cedie.org.ar
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Child
Humans
Hypernatremia / etiology*
Hypothalamic Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery
Infant
Male
Peripheral Vascular Diseases / epidemiology*
Thrombosis / epidemiology*

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