Neurogenic diabetes insipidus

Common Name(s)

Neurogenic diabetes insipidus, Neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus

Neurogenic diabetes insipidus is a disease that causes frequent urination. This type of diabetes insipidus results from damage to the pituitary gland, which disrupts the normal storage and release of antidiuretic hormone (ADH). When this hormone reaches the kidneys, it directs them to make less urine. Damage to the pituitary gland can be caused by different diseases as well as by head injuries, neurosurgery, or genetic disorders. To treat the ADH deficiency that results from any kind of damage to the pituitary, a synthetic hormone called desmopressin can be taken by an injection, a nasal spray, or a pill.
 

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Neurogenic diabetes insipidus in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
 

Author(s): J Sánchez-Román, M J Castillo-Palma, C Ocaña Medina, F Villamil-Fernández, I Wichmann

Journal: Ann. Rheum. Dis.. 1998 Apr;57(4):261-2.

 

Last Updated: 20 Aug 1998

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Neurogenic diabetes insipidus in an initially healthy neonate.
 

Author(s): B K Smith, J S Friden

Journal: West. J. Med.. 1989 Oct;151(4):460-1.

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 1990

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Use of Copeptin in Diabetes Insipidus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diabetes Insipidus (Central and Nephrogen); Primary Polydipsia

 

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2013

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Implementation Study of the Peer-to-Peer Program for Patients With Diabetes
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Diabetes Insipidus

 

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2014

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A PK Study of 3 Dosages of Tolvaptan in Patients With Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH)

 

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2014

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