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hy·po·na·tre·mi·a

 (hī′pō-nə-trē′mē-ə)
n.
An abnormally low plasma concentration of sodium ions.

[hypo- + New Latin natrium, sodium; see hypernatremia + -emia.]
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Noun1.hyponatremia - abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hypernatremia - excessive amounts of sodium in the blood; possibly indicating diabetes insipidus
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hyponatrémie

hy·po·na·tre·mi·a

n. hiponatremia, deficiencia en el contenido de sodio en la sangre.
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hyponatremia

n hiponatremia
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Tolvaptan Treatment in Children with Chronic Hyponatremia due to Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion: A Report of Three Cases.
Recent evidence suggests that even mild chronic hyponatremia can be related to subtle neurologic defects, such as impairments in balance and attention that can increase the incidence of falls.
Mild chronic hyponatremia is associated with falls, unsteadiness, and attention deficits.
Tracing his previous blood test results, his sodium has always been within the range of 124 to 126 mmol/L, and the chronic hyponatremia was previously attributed to psychogenic polydipsia.
As however most patients with SIADH suffer from chronic hyponatremia which is often clinically less symptomatic [11], the tolerability of empagliflozin should be tested in patients with chronic hyponatremia.
In 12 patients with chronic hyponatremia (nonalcohol etiology), MRS showed reduced Cho and mI relative to unaffected study participants, reflecting osmolyte disturbances (Videen et al.
The hyponatremia in such a patient where the brain has acclimatized to a new homeostasis is considered to be chronic hyponatremia [8].
It is also important to make the distinction between acute and chronic hyponatremia. According to Tzamaloukas et al., while acute hyponatremia (onset less than 48 hours) showed more pronounced brain cell swelling and severity, there is a lower risk of CPM after correction of the sodium level [24].
Following this, patient was briefly on oral furosemide, which was eventually discontinued as long-term furosemide is known to exacerbate chronic hyponatremia [4].
[31] Similarly patients with chronic hyponatremia (hyponatremia lasting for > 48 h) also did not exhibit any symptoms.

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