ea0050ep048 | Clinical Biochemistry | SFEBES2017
, Mighell Amal
, Dawson Alison J.
Background: Hyponatraemia is the commonest electrolyte abnormality. It carries a mortality rate of above 50% when plasma sodium concentration falls below 115 mmol/L. We present a case of severe hyponatraemia complicating pre-eclampsia in a primiparous woman.Case Report: A 23-year old healthy primigravida was admitted at 34 weeks gestation following an episode of reduced foetal movements. She was hypertensive (BP 171/98 m...