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DIABETES INSIPIDUS INVESTIGATION

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DIABETES INSIPIDUS INVESTIGATION

Water depravation with hourly serum ADH, plasma + urine osmolality measurements.

1. f(plasma osm) = plasma ADH } if ADH fails to increase despite serum osm increasing, this is diagnostic for neurogenic DI.

2. f(plasma ADH) = urine osm } if osm fails to increase despite ADH increasing, this is diagnostic for nephrogenic DI.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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