What is the prognosis of cerebral salt-wasting syndrome (CSWS) (renal salt wasting)?

Updated: May 13, 2020
  • Author: Sudha Garimella, MBBS; Chief Editor: Sasigarn A Bowden, MD  more...
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Cerebral salt-wasting syndrome usually develops in the first week following a brain insult. Its duration is usually brief (spontaneously resolves in 2-4 wk), although it can last for several months. Death and complication rates for this syndrome are not available. (See Treatment and Medication.)


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