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Profound hypernatremia due to central diabetes insipidus in a child with lobar holoprosencephaly

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B. Aravinthan ,

Teaching Hospital Jaffna, LK
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N. Srisaravanapavananthan,

Teaching Hospital Jaffna, LK
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V. Kesavan

Teaching Hospital Jaffna, LK
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Abstract

This case report presents a rare endocrine disorder highlights the significance of serum electrolyte measurement in children with congenital brain abnormalities presenting with convulsion. It also emphasizes the importance of careful urine volume estimation in diapered infants suspected to have polyuria.

How to Cite: Aravinthan B, Srisaravanapavananthan N, Kesavan V. Profound hypernatremia due to central diabetes insipidus in a child with lobar holoprosencephaly. Jaffna Medical Journal. 2018;30(2):30–1. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jmj.v30i2.24
Published on 28 Dec 2018.
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