Can syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) occur if water intake is restricted?

Updated: Aug 16, 2019
  • Author: Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Ingestion of water is an essential prerequisite to the development of the syndrome. Regardless of cause, hyponatremia does not occur if water intake is severely restricted.


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