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ea0017p26 | (1) | BSPED2008

The solution for salt Wasters: should we take it with a pinch of salt?

Sachdev P , Persaud J , Plunkett MCB

Salt solutions are routinely used in salt losing conditions like congenital adrenal hyperplasia, pseudohypoaldosteronism, cystic fibrosis and polyuric salt wasting kidney disease. Problems with administration (of a liquid to an increasingly solid diet), compliance and the behavioural impact of altering food preferences abound.We describe the case of a 2-year-old boy DA with aldosterone synthetase deficiency who is currently on fludrocortisone and sodium ...