Seizure Secondary to Hyponatremia Following a Urogynaecological Surgery: A case report

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Ng Jun Jiet
Thuvina Aruku Naidu
Aruku Naidu Apana

Abstract

Postoperative urinary retention after urogynaecological surgery is common. However urinary retention and hyponatremia is an association that is not known by many. Hyponatremia can be life threatening if it is not picked up early and managed appropriately. We reported a case of seizure following urogynaecological surgery due to severe hyponatremia caused by urinary retention. Early detection, patient education, postoperative bladder care and pain control are important measures to prevent this complication.

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