What causes hyponatremia?

Updated: Jun 17, 2019
  • Author: Eric E Simon, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Although the differential diagnosis is quite broad, most hyponatremia can be divided into hypertonc, normotonic, or hypotonic in origin. Miscellaneous causes account for the remainder of cases.


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