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The hyponatremic hypertensive syndrome in a preterm infant: a case of severe hyponatremia with neurological sequels.
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PMID:  21876801     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Objective. To report the irreversible severe neurological symptoms following the hyponatremic hypertensive syndrome (HHS) in an infant after umbilical arterial catheterization. Design. Case report with review of the literature. Setting. Neonatal intensive care unit at a tertiary care children's hospital. Patient. A three-week-old preterm infant. Conclusions. In evaluating a neonate with hyponatremia and hypertension, HHS should be considered, especially in case of umbilical arterial catheterization. In case of diagnostic delay, there is a risk of severe irreversible neurological damage.
Authors:
Vera van Tellingen; Marc Lilien; Jos Bruinenberg; Willem B de Vries
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-08-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of nephrology     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  2090-2158     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Nephrol     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-30     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2012-03-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101546753     Medline TA:  Int J Nephrol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  406515     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neonatology, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, P.O. Box 85090, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands.
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