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By Edward C. Feldman, Richard W. Nelson, Claudia Reusch, J. Catherine Scott-Moncrieff, Ellen Behrend

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Osmolytes are produced in the brain beginning within 1 hour after induction of persistent hyperosmolality of ECF (Pollock and Arieff, 1980). 26 SECTION 1 THE PITUITARY GLAND BOX 1-4 Causes of Hypernatremia in Dogs and Cats Caused by Pure Water Loss Central diabetes insipidus (CDI)* Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (NDI)* Hypodipsia-adipsia Neurologic disease Abnormal thirst mechanism Defective osmoregulation of vasopressin release Inadequate access to water High environmental temperature (heat stroke) Fever Hypotonic Fluid Loss Gastrointestinal fluid loss* Vomiting Diarrhea Chronic renal failure* Polyuric acute renal failure* Osmotic diuresis Diabetes mellitus Mannitol infusion Diuretic administration Postobstructive diuresis Cutaneous burns Third-space loss Pancreatitis Peritonitis Excess Sodium Retention Primary hyperaldosteronism Iatrogenic Salt poisoning Hypertonic saline infusion Sodium bicarbonate therapy Sodium phosphate enemas Parenteral nutrition* Modified from DiBartola SP: Disorders of sodium and water: hypernatremia and hyponatremia.

Based on results from 20 dogs with CDI, 5 dogs with primary NDI, and 18 dogs with primary (psychogenic) polydipsia. 000 9 10 Urine specific gravity Urine osmolality (mOsm/kg) 1200 FIGURE 1-20 Same dog as in Figure 1-15. Solid line, Urine osmolality; dashed line, increasing plasma osmolality caused by dehydrating a dog with central diabetes insipidus (CDI); dotted line, urine specific gravity, illustrating why it is a less precise and less obvious diagnostic marker with severe CDI (see Fig. 1-15).

Monitoring urine specific gravity in lieu of osmolality or body weight is less reliable because false plateaus in urine specific gravity are common, even before 3% loss of body weight has occurred. 030. Monitoring skin turgidity and measuring the packed cell volume of blood have not proved to be reliable or consistent tools for recognizing dehydration. Measurement of total plasma protein concentration may be more reliable than the former two 19 1800 800 600 400 Plasma 200 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 18 24 36 48 Hours FIGURE 1-14 The effect of water deprivation on the urine osmolality of a normal dog.

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