Abstract

Psychosis followed by Lung Cancer with Syndrome of Inappropriate Secretion of Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH): A Case Report

Author(s): Xiaojuan Deng, Tao Li, Qiang Wang

Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) refers to the excessive release of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) resulting in water retention, dilutional hyponatremia and urinary sodium waste, and some other clinical manifestations. Causes of SIADH include many disease conditions, some medications and nicotine. The present study reports a case of psychosis followed by lung cancer with syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone, which indicates the importance of precaution of lung cancer in psychotic patients presenting with SIADH.


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