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Which is the feature of SIADH (NEET 2014)



A Convulsion

B Muscle weakness

C Diplopia

D None of the above

Ans. A Convulsion

Syndrome of Inappropriate Secretion Of ADH (SIADH)

CAUSES OF

1. Carcinomas: Lung, Duodenum, Pancreas, Ovary, Bladder, ureter

2. Head trauma (closed and penetrating)

3. Infections: Pneumonia, bacterial or viral, Abscess, lung or brain, Tuberculosis, lung or brain, Meningitis, bacterial or viral, AIDS

4. Vascular: . CVA (SAH)

5. Neurologic: Guillain - Barre- syndrome, Multiple sclerosis

6. Metabolic: Acute intermittent porphyrias

7. Drugs (MCQ):

a. Vasopressin or desmopressin, b. Chlorpropamide, c. Oxytocin,

d. Vincristine, e. Carbamazepine, f. Nicotine,

g. Phenothiazine, h. Cyclophosphamide, i. Tricyclic antidepressants,

j. MAOI k. Serotonin reuptake inhibitor