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Title: Rabdomyolyse als laattijdige verwikkeling bij hyponatriëmie
Authors: VERMEULEN, h ×
Wilmer, Peter Alexander #
Issue Date: 2003
Series Title: Tijdschrift voor geneeskunde vol:59 issue:1 pages:47-51
Abstract: Rhabdomyolysis as a late complication of hyponatremia
Rhabdomyolysis is a complication which may occur during or after the correction of hyponatremia.
This case report describes a 47-year old female treated with paroxetine for two days. Then she developed a SIADH with hyponatremia followed by rhabdomyolysis.
This case demonstrates that hyponatremia and hypo-osmolality can cause a potassium depletion in muscle cells, which in turn can cause a rhabdomyolysis. Therefore it is important for clinicians to monitor conscientiously muscle enzymes in patients with severe hyponatremia, and especially when they exhibit myalgia.
ISSN: 0371-683X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: AT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory for Clinical Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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