diabetes insipidus


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Related to diabetes insipidus: nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, SIADH
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a rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys)

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Lily is just one of two babies currently being treated in Britain for diabetes insipidus - where the kidneys fail to retain water.
5 years for the endoscopic group and one year for the sub-labial microsurgical group, they found no difference in the cure and complications including CSF-leak and transient diabetes insipidus.
13) Clinical diabetes insipidus is an uncommon complication (6) although posterior pituitary functions have been shown to be impaired in Sheehan's syndrome.
Side effects that disrupt a patient's fluid and electrolyte balance (diabetes insipidus) to the point of clouding mental status will require discontinuing the medication until mental status improves, then reconsideration of the treatment regime, which will include managing diabetes insipidus with amiloride.
Major haemodynamic changes definitely do occur after donor brain death, mainly owing to the diabetes insipidus caused by the brain oedema and elevated intracranial pressure.
3) Diabetes insipidus is rarely a feature because the posterior lobe is usually not part of the adenoma.
Polyendocrinopathy was the most common morbidity, with hypothyroidism (96%), adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency (84%), and diabetes insipidus (53%) occurring most frequently.
By hospital day 12, the patient developed inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion followed by severe central diabetes insipidus treated with desmopressin and continuous vasopressin infusion.
In contrast to AVP, it is stable ex vivo (1) and reflects the AVP system, as shown in diabetes insipidus or the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (2).
There was no evidence of hyperprolactinemia, diabetes insipidus, visual defects or any residual sellar tumor on MRI (Figure 2).
Involvement of the skull can also cause exophthalmos and diabetes insipidus.
On administration of 4 [micro]g desmopressin, urinary output fell to around 100 ml/hour and serum sodium returned to 147 mmol/l, in keeping with a diagnosis of central diabetes insipidus.
Diabetes insipidus is not a variant of diabetes mellitus
Fogal has been diagnosed with diabetes insipidus, controlled by daily medication.
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