Hyponatremic seizures among infants fed with commercial bottled drinking water--Wisconsin, 1993

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1994 Sep 9;43(35):641-3.

Abstract

In 1993, two infants were treated at a pediatric referral hospital in Wisconsin for hyponatremic seizures caused by water intoxication associated with bottled drinking water. This report summarizes information about these cases and a review of hospitalizations for hyponatremic seizures in this hospital during 1984-1993.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Hyponatremia / etiology*
  • Hyponatremia / physiopathology
  • Infant
  • Infant Food*
  • Product Labeling
  • Seizures / etiology
  • Water Intoxication / etiology*
  • Water Intoxication / physiopathology
  • Water Supply
  • Wisconsin