salt-depletion crisis

salt-·de·ple·tion cri·sis

severe illness resulting from loss of sodium chloride, usually in urine (that is, salt-losing nephritis), in sweat following severe exercise in hot weather, or in intestinal secretions, as in cholera. Can occur as result of Addison disease or addisonian crisis; characterized by hypovolemia, hypotension.

salt-de·ple·tion cri·sis

(sawlt dĕ-plēshŭn krīsis)
Severe illness resulting from loss of sodium chloride, usually in urine (i.e., salt-losing nephritis), in sweat following severe exercise in hot weather, or in intestinal secretions, as in cholera.