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Clinical, endocrinological and radiological courses in patients who was initially diagnosed as idiopathic central diabetes insipidus
Seung Joon Chung, Seong Yong Lee, Choong Ho Shin, Sei Won Yang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2007;50(11):1110-1115.   Published online November 15, 2007
Purpose : Idiopathic central diabetes insipidus (CDI) is defined in CDI patients without definite etiology. Some patients initially diagnosed as idiopathic CDI progressed to organic causes. We reviewed clinical, endocrinological, and radiological courses of 20 patients who was initially diagnosed as idiopathic CDI, to assess the predicting factors for progression to brain tumors. Methods : We reviewed the medical data and...
Case Report
A Case of Teratocarcinoma with Central Diabetes Insipidus
Jong Hoon Kim, In Seok Lim, Eung Sang Choi, Byoung Hoon Yoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2004;47(4):453-457.   Published online April 15, 2004
Central diabetes insipidus is a rare disorder that can result as a consequence of diverse etiologies, including malformations, autoimmune, infiltrative(e.g. neoplastic or histiocytosis) or traumatic processes, as well as mutations in the gene encoding arginine vasopressin. Idiopathic central diabetes insipidus is a diagnosis of exclusion, one that has been made less frequently through the decades. Idiopathic central diabetes insipidus in...
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Clinical Study of Diabetes Insipidus.
Jung Bae Lee, Duk Hi Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(8):882-890.   Published online August 31, 1987
From Aug. 1979 to June 1986 we reviewed 27 patients with diabetes insipidus to observe the clinical features, laboratory findings and treatment of diabetes insipidus. The results were as follows: 1) Central diabetes insipidus were 22 cases (81.5%) and nephrogenic diabetes insipidus were 5 cases (18.5%). Etiologic factors in the central diabetes insipidus included idiopathic (54.6%), craniopharyn- gioma (18.2%), germinoma (13.6%), post-encephalitis (9.1%) and Histiocytosis X...
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