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ea0073aep439 | General Endocrinology | ECE2021

A case report of cerebral salt wasting incorrectly diagnosed as the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion

Qayum Mohammed , Banwaith Tavlene , Nawaz Ghulam , Acharya Jayashekara , Sudarshan Veena

Cerebral salt wasting (CSW) occurs as the result of injury to the central nervous system and is most commonly found among those who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Although incidence is varied, it has been reported to be as high as 30% within the patient population presenting to hospital with a TBI. CSW causes hyponatremia with concurrent hypovolemia and increased sodium within urine despite normal renal function. Because of its rare nature, CSW is often misdi...