Mania Secondary to Hyponatremia in Elderly Patient: A Case Report

Saifuddin TM, Harun NA

Abstract


Manic symptoms secondary to hyponatremia is rare or might be underreported. Awareness of this phenomenon is important for therapeutic considerations of patients. We present a case of late onset mania in an elderly gentleman who was previously diagnosed to have Major Depressive Disorder. His manic symptoms improved without medication after sodium level was corrected.

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Keywords


Mania; Hyponatremia; Elderly Patient

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