Hyponatremia due to a villous adenoma of the rectosigmoid

Elmer Hoffman

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1. 1. A case is presented of a sixty-three year old white man with hyponatremia, secondary to an intussuscepting villous adenoma and associated with an esophageal ulcer, esophagitis and a diaphragmatic hernia. 2. 2. The characteristics and treatment of villous adenomas are reviewed. 3. 3. The state of hyponatremia and its treatment are described. 4. 4. The use of hypertonic saline solution (5 per cent) is credited with the rapid cure of the present case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-104
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Surgery
Volume98
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1959
Externally publishedYes

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Villous Adenoma
Hyponatremia
Hypertonic Saline Solutions
Diaphragmatic Hernia
Esophagitis
Ulcer
Therapeutics

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Hyponatremia due to a villous adenoma of the rectosigmoid. / Hoffman, Elmer.

In: American Journal of Surgery, Vol. 98, No. 1, 07.1959, p. 99-104.

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Hoffman, Elmer. / Hyponatremia due to a villous adenoma of the rectosigmoid. In: American Journal of Surgery. 1959 ; Vol. 98, No. 1. pp. 99-104.
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