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Possible Causes For Hypernatremia - Causes

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List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Traumatic Brain Hemorrhagic Necrosis
Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Burns/severe/extensive
Heat stroke
Iatrogenic, Self Induced Disorders
Parenteral fluid Administration/Toxicity/misadventure
Fluid restriction
Nasogastric suction
Total parenteral nutrition
Solute load/feedings excess/infant
Surgical, Procedure Complication
Anesthesia, general
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Gastroenteritis, viral
Cholera
Infected organ, Abscesses
Gastroenteritis, acute
Peritonitis, acute
Encephalomyelitis, acute
Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders
Pancreatitis, acute
Sarcoidosis
Sarcoidosis, gastrointestinal
Sarcoidosis, hepatic
Sarcoidosis, pulmonary
Wegeners granulomatosis
Langerhans' cell histiocytosis disorder
Neoplastic Disorders
Neoplasms/tumors
Carcinoma, adrenal cortex
Ectopic ACTH producing tumor
Pituitary adenoma, ACTH secreting
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Diabetic ketoacidosis/coma
Deficiency Disorders
Dehydration and fever
Dehydration
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Cerebral vascular accident
Cerebral hemorrhage
Cerebral infarct/Encephalomalacia
Functional, Physiologic Variant Disorders
Diarrhea
High sodium diet
Excess salt load/diet
High protein/supplement diet
Sweating, excessive
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Diabetes insipidus
Hyperaldosteronism, primary
Acromegaly (Gigantism)
Central diabetes insipidus
Cushing's disease/Syndrome
Vasopressin-ase/Diabetes insipidus/Preg
Reference to Organ System
Acute tubular necrosis, renal
Renal Failure Acute
Pathophysiologic
Impaired thirst perception
Drugs
Osmotic diuretics Administration/Toxicity
Corticosteroid Administration/Toxicity
Lithium toxicity/overdose
Bicarbonate/infusion Administration/Toxicity
Laxative abuse
Mannitol (Osmotrol) Administration/Toxicity
Saline, hypertonic infusion
Demeclocycline (Declomycin) Administration/Toxicity
Lactulose (Cephulac) Administration/Toxicity
Lithium (Lithane/Lithonate) Administration/Toxicity
Salt tablets/salt ingestion/Administration/Toxicity
Valproic acid (Depakene) Administration/Toxicity
Cushings secondary/drug-induced syndr.
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Alcohol intoxication, acute
Alcoholism, chronic
Organ Poisoning (Intoxication)
Toxic enteritis/poisoning
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Synonyms
excess sodium, hypernatraemia, Hypernatremia (disorder), Hypernatremias, Na excess, Na overload, Na+ retention, overload sodium, sodium excess, Sodium overload, Sodium overload (disorder), Sodium retention
Definition

An excessive sodium level in the blood and extracellular fluids (more than 145 mEq/L)

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