Passive marijuana usage and water intoxication.
This article reports a case of a 3-month-old male presenting with hyponatremic seizure and hypothermia. The presence of marijuana in the infant's urine was remarkable. An etiologic role for the drug is questioned. A review of the literature is provided and the hypothesis of child neglect in the genesis of water intoxication is explored.
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Quinton, B. A., Logan, S. J., Ramdial, H. L., & Walton, S. A. (1993). Passive marijuana usage and water intoxication. Journal of the National Medical Association, 85(4), 305–308.
Medicine and Health Sciences | Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics