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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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Ricardo A Macau, Tiago Nunes da Silva, Joana Rego Silva, Ana Gonçalves Ferreira, and Pedro Bravo

lithium damage ( 8 ). One model proposes that intracellular lithium inhibits adenylyl cyclase in the collecting duct, disrupting the activation of vasopressin-sensitive transport proteins, thus resulting in polyuria and NDI ( 9 ). In addition, chronic

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Snezana Burmazovic, Christoph Henzen, Lukas Brander, and Luca Cioccari

antidiuretic hormone (ADH or arginine vasopressin AVP) leading to variable degrees of polyuria. The most common causes are idiopathic diabetes insipidus, tumours, infiltrative or granulomatous diseases and trauma ( 2 ). Moreover, CDI can occur after

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Carlos Tavares Bello, Francisco Sousa Santos, João Sequeira Duarte, and Carlos Vasconcelos

occurrence of polyuria or ‘urinary incontinence’ later in the disease course, being frequently preceded by confusion, epileptic seizures and/or focal neurological signs ( 4 ). An accurate biochemical diagnosis, followed by etiological investigation is

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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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Shinya Makino, Takeshi Uchihashi, Yasuo Kataoka, and Masayoshi Fujiwara

alopecia gradually worsened and he rapidly developed thirst, polyuria, and anorexia at 2 weeks before admission. He was referred to our hospital on 3rd February 2009. His plasma glucose level upon admission was 912 mg/dl (50.63 mmol/l) and HbA1c was 14

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Derick Adams and Philip A Kern

. Outcome and follow-up Postoperatively, her urine output increased to 440mL/h with serum sodium levels reaching 154mmol/L. She required administration of intravenous fluid and several doses of intravenous desmopressin to correct her polyuria and normalise

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A León-Suárez, P Roldán-Sarmiento, M A Gómez-Sámano, A Nava-De la Vega, V M Enríquez-Estrada, F J Gómez-Pérez, and D Cuevas-Ramos

polyuria. Treatment with IV meropenem and norepinephrine was initiated with good response. On physical examination, the patient had dry mouth and skin, without orthostatic hypotension. The remaining clinical evaluation was unremarkable. During her

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Taieb Ach, Perrine Wojewoda, Flora Toullet, Roxane Ducloux, and Véronique Avérous

medical history of controlled hypertension with anti-hypertensive medications and dietetics measures. She had a 2-month history of polyuria, polydipsia and asthenia. She did not have anorexia or weight loss. She had normal menstrual cycles. The patient had