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ea0032p241 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Addisonian crisis: rapid correction of hyponatriemia leads to osmotic myelinolysis

Parhimovich Richard

Chronic hypovolemic hyponatriemia is typical for Addisonian crisis and may provoke brain edema but its rapid correction may lead to myelinolysis. We report 2 newly diagnosed cases of primary adrenal insufficiency (PAI) associated with severe hyponatriemia which correction was complicated by osmotic myelinolysis.Case 1: Twenty four-year-old female was admitted with vomiting, sopor, shock. Serum sodium was 83, glucosae 3.6 mmol/l. Serum cortisol 34 nmol/l ...

ea0020p277 | Clinical case reports and clinical reports | ECE2009

Polyuria as a main feature of parathyroid crisis due to parathyroid glands hyperplasia

Bogatyriow Oleg , Parhimovich Richard , Kotova Irina

Aim: To present a case of severe primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) manifested predominantly with polyuria.Case: A 53 years old caucasian female presented to the emergency room with polyuria (5-6 l), and increasing during last 4 weeks dehydration, weight loss (10 kg), weakness, confusion. Diabetes mellitus and insipidus had been excluded. After hypercalcemia (3.6–3.9 mmol\l), Ca++ to 2.0 mmol\l and PTH of 616 pg\ml (11–62) were revealed acute P...