What is syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion?

Also known as: SIADH, ectopic ADH secretion.

Antidiuretic hormone, or ADH, is a substance produced by the pituitary that controls how much water the body excretes in the urine. When syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) is present, the body retains too much water.


Reviewed by: Adriana Alejandra Carrillo Iregui, MD

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