Computed tomography in diabetes insipidus.

  title={Computed tomography in diabetes insipidus.},
  author={Cl. Manelfe and Jean Pierre Louvet},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={3 3},
Thirteen patients aged 1 to 59 years hospitalized for diabetes insipidus (DI) were investigated by computed tomography (CT). Apart from one craniopharyngioma, CT revealed in 8 out of 12 cases several modifications in the hypothalamic-pituitary region. In this group, CT demonstrated a small, round, isodense mass in the chiasmatic cistern that enhanced after contrast medium injection. Coronal and sagittal reconstructions helped pinpoint the lesion in the infundibulum and pituitary stalk, and, in… CONTINUE READING