Unusual complication in a child with lightning strike: cerebral salt wasting

ORBAK Z. , Kara I. S.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.26, no.8, pp.1125-1127, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-010-1175-1
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.1125-1127


Several case reports have presented various neurological complications caused by lightning. However, there was no report related to cerebral salt wasting caused by lightning injury. We described a patient with lightning strike, who was subsequently diagnosed with cerebral salt wasting.