Idiopathic hypothalamic dysfunction with precocious puberty and adipsic hypernatremia first presenting in adolescence.

@article{Cauble2001IdiopathicHD,
  title={Idiopathic hypothalamic dysfunction with precocious puberty and adipsic hypernatremia first presenting in adolescence.},
  author={M S Cauble and Lynn R. Mack-Shipman and Gerald Bradley Schaefer and Santosh Balakrishnan and Jennifer Lynne Larsen},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  year={2001},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={1163-7}
}
BACKGROUND Idiopathic hypothalamic dysfunction is a rare syndrome that has been described in young children. This syndrome is characterized by a disturbance of thirst regulation with hypernatremia, hyperosmolarity, and altered hypothalamic function. PATIENT REPORT At age 6 years the reported patients presented with precocious puberty, by age 12 years she… CONTINUE READING