Adipsic Hypernatremic Myopathy

Authors

  • Foroogh Sabzghabaei
  • Asghar Rastegar

Abstract

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.

Author Biography

  • Foroogh Sabzghabaei
    nephrology, assisstant professor

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Published

2015-04-29

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CASE REPORT | Kidney Diseases