Purpose: To estimate the excesses or deficits in states of sodium abnormalities.
The serum sodium may be low in situations of excess body water. The amount of excess water can be calculated if the plasma osmolality is known.
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Specialty: Endocrinology, Clinical Laboratory
Objective: clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, laboratory tests
ICD-10: E87.1, E87.7,