diabetes insipidus

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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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CONCLUSION: Isolated adult onset secondary hypogonadism leading to testicular atrophy co-existing with central diabetes insipidus is a rare combination requiring a strong index of suspicion.
Hypothalamic obesity complicated by adipsic central diabetes insipidus following surgical resection of a craniopharyngioma.
Chronic adult T-cell leukemia with T4 and T8 positive leukaemic cells associated with central diabetes insipidus.
Central diabetes insipidus in a dog with a pro-opiomelanocortin-producing pituitary tumor not causing hyperadrenocorticism.
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.
The central diabetes insipidus may be transient, occurring after neurosurgery or other trauma on or near the pituitary gland, or it may be chronic.
At that time, a diagnosis of recurrent or worsened central diabetes insipidus was made.
Inadequate secretion of ADH defines central diabetes insipidus (CDI), while the nephrogenic condition (NDI) results from an insufficient renal response to ADH.
DDAVP tablets are indicated as an antidiuretic replacement therapy for central diabetes insipidus, and in the management of temporary polyuria and polydipsia and of primary nocturnal enuresis.
62] In central diabetes insipidus, since the kidneys fail to reabsorb water, the osmoreceptors sense dehydration.
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