polydipsia

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excessive thirst (as in cases of diabetes or kidney dysfunction)

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Psychogenic polydipsia review: Etiology, differential and treatment.
Furthermore, this case highlights the need for clinicians to consider the effects of excessive exercising in patients with anorexia nervosa and to search for hyponatremia and rhabdomyolysis, even in the absence of purging behaviours [20] or psychogenic polydipsia [21].
Rhabdomyolysis after correction of hyponatremia due to psychogenic polydipsia possibly complicated by clozapine.
Psychogenic polydipsia (PPD) is a chronic, relapsing, and potentially life-threatening disorder characterized by compulsive consumption of large quantities of water resulting in "delutional hyponatremia.
In normal patients and those with psychogenic polydipsia, urine osmolality exceeds plasma osmolality following fluid restriction and urine osmolality increases only marginally in response to ADH/DDAVE In central diabetes insipidus, urine osmolality remains less than plasma osmolality after dehydration.
These include patients with habitual or psychogenic polydipsia or patients who take medication-such as tricyclic antidepressants and SSRIs--that may increase their fluid intake.
These include patients with habitual or psychogenic polydipsia or patients who take medication--such as tricyclic antidepressants and SSRIs--that may increase their fluid intake.
The diagnosis of psychogenic polydipsia with severe hyponatremia casing new onset seizures was made.