Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0031p125 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2013

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus caused by lithium toxicity

Kyriacou Christopher , De Silva Akila , Walker Alice , Behary Preeshila , Zac-Varghese Sagen , Massie Nicholas , Naeem Temoor , Meeran Karim , Neary Nicola

A 59-year-old gentleman with schizoaffective disorder, treated with long-term lithium therapy and depot fluphenazine, underwent elective cystectomy and ileal conduit formation for transitional cell bladder carcinoma.Post operatively, he developed acute renal impairment, evidenced by a fall in eGFR from 68 to 26 ml/min per 1.73 m2. This resulted in accumulation of lithium to a toxic level of 1.82 mmol/l (0.4–1.0); despite stopping lithium,...