Central diabetes insipidus unmasked by corticosteroid therapy for cerebral metastases: beware the case with pituitary involvement and hypopituitarism.
J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2017 Sep;47(3):247-249
HX Chin, Department of Endocrinology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. Email:
Patients with intra-cerebral metastases often receive glucocorticoids, particularly in the presence of peri-lesional vasogenic cerebral oedema. We present a case of presumptive lung carcinoma with cerebral metastases where central diabetes insipidus was unmasked after glucocorticoid administration and correction of undiagnosed central hypocortisolism. Read More