II. Definition

  1. Acute edema related to heat exposure

III. Symptoms

  1. Abdominal bloating

IV. Signs

  1. Weight gain up to 5 kg over several days
  2. Ankle edema

V. Labs

  1. Serum Sodium decreased

VI. Course

  1. Onset within 48 hours of arriving in warm climate
  2. Resolves with acclimatization diuresis in a few days

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