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ea0037ep1173 | Clinical Cases–Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2015

Longest survival with central diabetes insipidus; more than 30 years without and 25 years with desmopressin treatment

Ozdemir Didem , Polat Sefika Burcak , Polat Yunus Halil , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a disease characterized by excessive thirst, polydipsia and excess diluted urine caused by insufficiency of antidiuretic hormone or renal resistance to its effect. Although it is generally a benign condition, severe hypernatremia and hypertonicity may cause death if water loss is not compensated.Case report: A 72-years-old man admitted to our clinic for routine control. In medical history, he told that when he was...