What causes of hypervolemic hypernatremia?

Updated: Mar 17, 2020
  • Author: Zina Semenovskaya, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Answer

See the list below:

  • Hypertonic saline

  • Sodium bicarbonate administration

  • Accidental salt ingestion (eg, error in preparation of infant formula)

  • Mineralocorticoid excess (Cushing syndrome)


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