Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 2016 Oct;77 Suppl 1:S11-S18
Fédération d'Endocrinologie, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Groupement Hospitalier Est, 59 Boulevard Pinel, 69677 Bron, France; Université Lyon 1, 43 Boulevard du 11 novembre 1918, 69100 Villeurbanne, France.
Diabetes insipidus is a syndrome that associates both hypotonic polyuria and polydipsia, due to insufficient or ineffective arginine vasopressin (AVP) synthesis, or to AVP resistance. The diagnosis between central/renal origin, or an abnormal thirst regulation (primary polydipsia) is required to organize an adapted management. Because water deprivation tests are not reliable, it's often based on medical history, response to treatment and MRI. Read More