Diabetes insipidus--diagnosis and management.

  title={Diabetes insipidus--diagnosis and management.},
  author={Natascia Di iorgi and Flavia Napoli and Anna Maria Elsa Allegri and Irene Olivieri and Enrica Bertelli and Annalisa Gallizia and Andrea Rossi and Mohamad Maghnie},
  journal={Hormone research in paediatrics},
  volume={77 2},
Central diabetes insipidus (CDI) is the end result of a number of conditions that affect the hypothalamic-neurohypophyseal system. The known causes include germinoma/craniopharyngioma, Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), local inflammatory, autoimmune or vascular diseases, trauma resulting from surgery or an accident, sarcoidosis, metastases and midline cerebral and cranial malformations. In rare cases, the underlying cause can be genetic defects in vasopressin synthesis that are inherited as… CONTINUE READING


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