Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases, Vol 9, No 3 (2015)

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Adipsic Hypernatremic Myopathy

Foroogh Sabzghabaei, Asghar Rastegar


Chronic hypernatremia due to adipsia is very rare and occasionally presents with muscle weakness and rhabdomyolysis. We report a patient with chronic hypernatremia without thirst sensation who presented with muscle weakness and was treated successfully with prescribed water intake.

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