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Hypernatraemia: diagnosis and management
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    Extending the spectrum of hypernatraemia

    Dear Editor,

    The recognition of endocrine-related hypernatraemia would be enhanced if account were taken, not only of biochemically overt hypernatraemia(1), but also of the possibility that this biochemical derangement might be masked by co-existing inability to excrete salt-free water. The clinical counterpart of this phenomenon is encapsulated in the statement "the symptoms of cranial diabetes insipidus may be ma...

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