The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion with carcinoma of the tongue

Authors

  • Dr. Ehtesham A. Abdi MB, BS, FRACP,

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    1. Department of Medicine, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    2. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    • Haematology Research Unit, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, 481 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
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  • Sandra Bishop RN

    1. Department of Medicine, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Abstract

A 64-year-old male developed symptomatic recurrent syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion in association with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue. His SIADH was managed successfully with saline infusion, frusemide, and maintenance treatment with demeclocycline.

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