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Recurrent Hyponatremia in an Elderly Patient With a Cystic Pituitary Gland

Pavan Malleshappa 1 , * , Ravi Ranganath 2 , Anup Chaudhari 2 , Preeti Singhai 2 and Bharat Shah 2
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1 Nephrology Department, Vaatsalya Hospital, Bharathi Healthcare Complex, R C Road, Hassan, Karnataka State, India
2 Department of Nephrology, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, India
Article information
  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: June 01, 2012, 4 (3); 582-584
  • Published Online: June 20, 2012
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: December 24, 2011
  • Revised: February 6, 2012
  • Accepted: February 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.3931

To Cite: Malleshappa P, Ranganath R, Chaudhari A, Singhai P, Shah B. Recurrent Hyponatremia in an Elderly Patient With a Cystic Pituitary Gland, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2012 ; 4(3):582-584. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.3931.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Report
3. Discussion
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