Unusual combination: polydipsia with hypernatremia in a schizophrenic patient. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Objective: The authors describe a patient with an unusual combination of polydipsia and isolated hypernatremia without any other changes of electrolytes. The patient had two attacks of hypernatremia which were successfully treated with clozapine. Some speculations about possible mechanisms of this unusual combination are discussed.

publication date

  • January 1, 2000