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J. Clin. Med. 2015, 4(1), 32-36;

Hyponatremia and the Thyroid: Causality or Association?

Department of Endocrinology, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk F-20, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
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Academic Editor: Lewis S. Blevins
Received: 29 August 2014 / Accepted: 5 December 2014 / Published: 26 December 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Hyponatremia: Advances in Diagnosis and Management)
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Thyroid disorders, particularly hypothyroidism, have historically been implicated in the development of serum hyponatremia. However, in more recent years, this paradigm has been challenged, and it has been suggested that the link between hypothyroidism and hyponatremia may merely be an association. This review will focus on the thyroid and its link with serum hyponatremia, and review the available literature on the topic. View Full-Text
Keywords: hyponatremia; thyroid; hypothyroidism; electrolytes hyponatremia; thyroid; hypothyroidism; electrolytes
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Pantalone, K.M.; Hatipoglu, B.A. Hyponatremia and the Thyroid: Causality or Association? J. Clin. Med. 2015, 4, 32-36.

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