CENTRAL DIABETES INSIPIDUS: CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND LONG-TERM COURSE IN A LARGE COHORT OF ADULTS.
- Hiba Masri-Iraqi,
- Dania Hirsch,
- Dana Herzberg,
- Avner Lifshitz,
- Gloria Tsvetov,
- Carlos Benbassat,
- Ilan Shimon
Endocr Pract 2017 Feb 22. Epub 2017 Feb 22.
From: 1Endocrine Institute, Rabin Medical Center - Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel.
Purpose Central diabetes insipidus (CDI) is a rare heterogeneous condition with various underlying causes. This study sought to increase the still-limited data on the clinical characteristics and long-term course in adults diagnosed with CDI. Methods Data on demographics, presentation, imaging findings, affected pituitary axes, treatment, and complications were collected retrospectively from the files of 70 adult patients with CDI followed at a referral endocrine clinic. Read More