Case 15-2020: A 79-Year-Old Man With Hyponatremia and Involuntary Movements of the Arm and Face

N Engl J Med. 2020 May 14;382(20):1943-1950. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcpc1913477.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Clinical Conference

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Arm / physiopathology
  • Blood Chemical Analysis
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Dyskinesias / etiology
  • Encephalitis / complications
  • Encephalitis / diagnosis*
  • Encephalitis / drug therapy
  • Face / physiopathology
  • Genetic Diseases, X-Linked / diagnosis
  • Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use
  • Hashimoto Disease / complications
  • Hashimoto Disease / diagnosis*
  • Hashimoto Disease / drug therapy
  • Humans
  • Hyponatremia / etiology*
  • Inappropriate ADH Syndrome / diagnosis
  • Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
  • Male
  • Methylprednisolone / therapeutic use
  • Osmolar Concentration
  • Sodium / blood

Substances

  • Glucocorticoids
  • Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
  • LGI1 protein, human
  • Sodium
  • Methylprednisolone

Supplementary concepts

  • Hashimoto's encephalitis
  • Nephrogenic Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuresis