Prueba de osmolalidad

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Prueba de osmolalidad

La prueba de osmolalidad de la orina se practica para medir la concentración de partículas de la orina. El resultado mayor de lo normal puede indicar condiciones tales como la enfermedad de Addison, insuficiencia cardíaca congestiva y shock. Las mediciones por debajo de lo normal pueden indicar aldosteronismo, diabetes insípida, excesiva ingesta de líquidos, necrosis tubular renal o píelo nefritis severa.

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  • Last Reviewed on 08/21/2011
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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