Tag Diabetes Insipidus
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Central Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a condition caused by loss of the effect of antidiuretic hormone on the collecting ducts of the kidneys, resulting in loss of free water.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Diabetes Insipidus following TBI

Diabetes insipidus (DI) results from decreased secretion and action of anti-diuretic hormone (ADH). ADH is produced in the hypothalamus and transported to the posterior pituitary gland
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Diabetes Insipidus DDx

Nature: Excessive loss of hypotonic urine Treatment: Fluid resuscitation greater than urine output Cause Central (Failed ADH secretion) Idiopathic (30%) CNS (60%) Tumour 25% Pituitary surgery, Sheehan’s, panhypopituitarism (20%) Head trauma (15%) CNS infection CVA, Aneurysm Sickle cell anaemia Respiratory…