salt wasting


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wasting

 [wāst´ing]
1. the gradual deterioration of an individual, usually with loss of strength and muscle mass; it may be accompanied by loss of appetite, which makes it worse.
2. excessive depletion.
wasting disease any disease marked especially by progressive emaciation and weakness.
salt wasting inappropriate sodium excretion in the urine (natriuresis) with hyponatremia and hyperkalemia; see also salt-losing crisis (syndrome).

salt wast·ing

inappropriately large renal excretion of salt despite the apparent need of the body to retain it.

salt wasting

inappropriate sodium excretion in the urine (natriuresis) with hyponatremia and hyperkalemia. See also salt-losing nephritis.

salt wast·ing

(sawlt wāst'ing)
Inappropriately large renal excretion of salt despite the apparent need of the body to retain it.
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Cerebral salt wasting shows an excessively high urinary sodium concentration, >100 mmol/L (4).
Two cases of cerebral salt wasting syndrome developing after cranial vault remodeling in craniosynostosis children.
The two most common causal hypotheses are cerebral salt wasting (CSW) and syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH).
Mineralocorticoid deficiency leads to renal salt wasting, which results in severe dehydration ifleft untreated.
The differential diagnosis of hyponatremia with a high urine sodium and osmolality (as determined in this case) consists of diuretic use, primary or secondary adrenal insufficiency, cerebral salt wasting, salt-wasting nephropathy, and SIADH (1).