Beer potomania

Meir Mouallem, Yael Potashnik

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Abstract

Beer potomania is a rare syndrome which is manifested by severe hyponatremia and various mental changes related to binge beer drinking and poor dietary intake. This article is a case study describing an alcoholic that was admitted because of this syndrome. We also discuss the pathophysiology of hyponatremia in alcoholics and especially in the syndrome of beer potomania.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-13+87
JournalHarefuah
Volume143
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2004

Keywords

  • Alcoholism
  • Beer potomania
  • Hyponatremia

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