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Water intoxication and hyponatraemic convulsions in neonates.
  1. V Vanapruks,
  2. K Prapaitrakul
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Pramongkutkalo Medical College, Bangkok, Thailand.


    We studied two neonates fed diluted formula and excessive water who developed hyponatraemic convulsions; treatment included intravenous hypertonic saline and water restriction. Educating mothers is important to stop recurrences.

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