Rhabdomyolysis due to Severe Hypernatremia Caused by Dehydration, in a Child with Gastroenteritis: a Case Report

Basiratnia, Mitra and Pouralborz, Yasna and Saki, Forough (2016) Rhabdomyolysis due to Severe Hypernatremia Caused by Dehydration, in a Child with Gastroenteritis: a Case Report. International Journal of Pediatrics, 4 (6). pp. 1833-1836.

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Abstract

Background Rhabdomyolysis is considered a rare medical condition in pediatric population. Case Report We report our experience on a one year old girl referred to Shiraz Nemazee Hospital, Southern Iran with rhabdomyolysis due to severe hypernatremia, secondary to gastroenteritis. Discussion Rhabdomyolysis should be taken in to consideration in hypernatremic states, as it may lead to severe consequences. Treatment of underlying cause and proper management of hypernatremia could be helpful while handling this complicated situation.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 12:32
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 12:32
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5030

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