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4 Possible Causes for Rarely Hyponatremic Dehydration

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    We describe a pediatric cystic fibrosis patient who developed a pulmonary exacerbation due to two multidrug-resistant (MDR) Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates. In addition to these MDR organisms, the case was further complicated by β-lactam allergy. Despite the MDR phenotype, both isolates were susceptible to an[…][]

  • Dehydration

    Hyponatremic hypochloremic dehydration with metabolic alkalosis is a rare but typical presentation of CF in infants.[]

  • Rhabdomyolysis

    […] wasting in sweat, which leads to severe infantile hyponatremic dehydration, visible salt precipitation after sweating, poor feeding and slow weight gain in infancy.[] Carbonic anhydrase 12 (CA12) deficiency, a newly recognized rare disorder, has been described among Israeli Bedouin kindred as an autosomal recessive form of isolated salt[]

  • Bartter's Disease

    Hyponatremic dehydration as a presentation of cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Emerg Care 2007;22: 725-7. 4. Aranzamendi RJ, Breitman F, Asciutto C, Delgado N, Castanos C.[] Cystic fibrosis in Saudi Arabia: Common and rare presentations. Ann Trop Paediatr 1995;15:269-72. [ PUBMED ] 3. Ballestero Y, Hernandez MI, Rojo P, et al.[]

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