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Pseudohyponatremia occurs in which of the following conditions (AIIMS Nov 2008)



A SIADH

B CHF

C Hyperlipidemia

D Severe dehydration

Ans. C

Hyperlipidemia

Pseudohyponatremia

Certain conditions that interfere with laboratory tests of serum sodium concentration (may lead to an erroneously low measurement of sodium. This is called pseudohyponatremia).

1. Hyperlipidemia

2. Hyper paraproteinemia (Multiple myeloma)

3. Severe hyperglycemia (DKA, NKHOC)