Vol 82, No 7 (2011)

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Diabetes insipidus in pregnancy – a case report

Tomasz Maciejewski, Ewa Hinek, Ewa Chotkowska, Przemysław Witek
Ginekol Pol 2011;82(7).


Summary Diabetes insipidus is caused by insufficient secretion of vasopressin (ADH) or by an inability of the kidneys to respond to ADH. Pregnancy-associated DI occurs rarely, but is connected with severe complications such as preeclampsia and hepatic function abnormalities. The following paper presents the case of a 36-year-old patient who had been diagnosed with diabetes insipidus in the 34th week of pregnancy.

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