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dialysis disequilibrium dialysis dysequilibrium syndrome.
dialysis disequilibrium syndromeA neurologic condition linked to dialysis with signs of cerebral oedema.
Headaches (often bilateral with throbbing), nausea, muscle cramps, hypertension, irritability, agitation, drowsiness, convulsions.
Uncertain; attributed to increased urea or organic compounds, either of which result in reverse osmosis.
A disturbance in which nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, headache, and seizures occur shortly after the patient begins hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. The cause is related to the rapid correction of metabolic abnormalities in the uremic patient. Synonym: disequilibrium syndrome