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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Severe Rhabdomyolysis Due To Adipsic Hypernatremia After Craniopharyngioma Surgery.
Author: Zantut-Wittmann, Denise E
Garmes, Heraldo Mendes
Panzan, Anita Denardo
Lima, Marcelo de Oliveira
Baptista, Maria Tereza Matias
Abstract: The association of diabetes insipidus and adipsia after craniopharyngioma surgery has high morbidity. Hypernatremia can be caused by adipsia and be aggravated by diabetes insipidus. Rhabdomyolysis rarely occurs. This is the first report of a diabetic patient with craniopharyngioma who developed diabetes insipidus and adipsia after surgery, evolving with severe hypernatremia that caused considerable rhabdomyolysis. The importance of the evaluation of muscle integrity when under hypernatremic states is pointed out. Although adipsia may have a simple solution through volunteer water ingestion, serious consequences such as repeated severe hypernatremia episodes and intense rhabdomyolysis with high morbidity could occur, if adipsia is not diagnosed.
Subject: Administration, Intranasal
Adult
Craniopharyngioma
Creatine Kinase
Dehydration
Diabetes Insipidus
Drinking
Humans
Hypernatremia
Male
Pituitary Neoplasms
Postoperative Complications
Rhabdomyolysis
Thirst
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18157396
Date Issue: 2007
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