Hiccups and Inappropriate ADH Secretion Syndrome as Presentations of Tick-Borne Disease

  • Andrea Da Porto Clinica Medica, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
  • Michele Battellino Internal Medicine Department, Tolmezzo Hospital, Tolmezzo, Italy
  • Gianluca Colussi Clinica Medica, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
  • Vito Di Piazza Internal Medicine Department, Tolmezzo Hospital, Tolmezzo, Italy
  • Leonardo Sechi Clinica Medica, University of Udine, Udine, Italy

Keywords

Hyponatremia, hiccups, tick-borne encephalitis, Lyme disease

Abstract

Tick-borne diseases (Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis) are becoming a major public health concern. Rapid and correct diagnosis is crucial for complicated cases but is often delayed because of low suspicion or unusual clinical presentation. In this paper the authors describe two atypical presentations of Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis in order to help clinicians resolve diagnostic challenges.

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  • Published: 2019-07-24

    Issue: Vol 6 No 8 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    Da Porto, A., Battellino, M., Colussi, G., Di Piazza, V., & Sechi, L. (2019). Hiccups and Inappropriate ADH Secretion Syndrome as Presentations of Tick-Borne Disease. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 6(8). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2019_001188