A 26-year-old man who had sustained a traumatic head injury aspirated when fed in the upright position. By contrast, when fed in the side-lying position swallowing improved and there was no aspiration. Implications for management are discussed.
Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomo-graphy (FDG-PET) should be considered in the assessment of patients presenting with central diabetes insipidus (DI) when the cause is otherwise unclear. A 47-year-old man presented with a three-month history of polyuria and polydipsia, reduced libido and generalized lethargy. Physical examination was unremarkable… (More)