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The most common cause of hyponatremia in hospitalized children is hypotonic fluid therapy, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone release (SIADH) and cerebral salt wasting syndrome (CSWS).
According to urine output and urine N[a.sup.+] and osmolality measurements, low serum N[a.sup.+] levels were attributed to cerebral salt wasting syndrome, which is frequently encountered after intracranial surgery, especially among SAH patients (18).
It helped to differentiate between cause of hyponatraemia which could be due to Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH) (reduction in urine volume as compared to previous day fluid intake) and Cerebral Salt Wasting Syndrome (CSWS) (polyuric state and hyponatraemia) and treated accordingly.