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Ramesh Srinivasan, Stephen Ball, Martin Ward-Platt, David Bourn, Ciaron McAnulty and Tim Cheetham

Background Familial cranial diabetes insipidus (FCDI) is a rare inherited disorder that may have an autosomal dominant inheritance pattern. Polyuria and polydipsia typically develop in childhood due to a progressive decline in AVP secretion

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N Atapattu, K A C P Imalke, M Madarasinghe, A Lamahewage and K S H de Silva

and depression are also described in the literature (2) , whereas polyuria and polydipsia are reported to be rare (3) . Hypertension in children is generally sustained unlike in adults (4) . There is a male predominance of phaeochromocytoma in

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Pedro Marques, Kavinga Gunawardana and Ashley Grossman

characterised by the presence of hypotonic polyuria, polydipsia and excessive thirst (1) . Transient gestational DI is associated with diagnostic and therapeutic challenges (1) (2) . This report aims to describe one patient with transient gestational DI and

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Derick Adams and Philip A Kern

A 22-year-old Caucasian female presented with headaches, visual changes, amenorrhoea, polydipsia, increased frequency of urination and nocturia for 4months. She had no significant medical or dental history and was on no medications or nutritional

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Suguru Watanabe, Jun Kido, Mika Ogata, Kimitoshi Nakamura and Tomoyuki Mizukami

A 14-year-old Japanese boy presented at the emergency room with lethargy, polyuria and polydipsia. He had been healthy without a personal or family history of medical problems. He belonged to a baseball club team and had habitually drank sugar

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Mara Ventura, Leonor Gomes, Joana Rosmaninho-Salgado, Luísa Barros, Isabel Paiva, Miguel Melo, Diana Oliveira and Francisco Carrilho

libido without erectile dysfunction, polydipsia (>5 litter of water/day) and polyuria. His mother mentioned that he had social-interaction difficulties since he was a child. On physical examination, he presented a BMI of 46 kg/m 2 , abdominal perimeter of

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Osamah A Hakami, Julia Ioana, Shahzad Ahmad, Tommy Kyaw Tun, Seamus Sreenan and John H McDermott

vomiting and a 2-month history of polyuria and polydipsia. In November 2014, he had been diagnosed with malignant melanoma of the right scapular region which was surgically excised along with axillary clearance. A diagnosis of stage T4a, BRAF

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Shivani Patel, Venessa Chin and Jerry R Greenfield

routine oncology appointment with a 1-week history of lethargy, polyuria, polydipsia and blurred vision. She denied abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting. This was on a background of locally advanced lung adenocarcinoma, which was being treated with adjuvant

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Chad Bisambar, Andrew Collier, Fraser Duthie and Carron Meney

-year-old Caucasian female was admitted with hyperglycaemia, polyuria, polydipsia and weight loss of 6 kg over a 1-month period. She denied any respiratory symptoms or night sweats. She did not suffer from nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation or

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Clarissa Ern Hui Fang, Mohammed Faraz Rafey, Aine Cunningham, Sean F Dinneen and Francis M Finucane

presentation A 28-year-old white male presented to our emergency department with a 2-day history of recurrent vomiting and epigastric pain. He had osmotic symptoms with thirst, polyuria and polydipsia for the preceding 2 weeks. His only medical history was of