Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Introduction

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: A rare inherited condition where the kidneys can't concentrate the urine sufficiently which results in excessive urination and thirst. The condition occurs because the kidneys are unable to respond to the antidiuretic hormone. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus is available below.

Symptoms of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Treatments for Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus?

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus:

Causes of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Read more about causes of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.

Disease Topics Related To Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus:

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis

Diabetes diagnosis and misdiagnosis (In-Depth Report): Detailed report on diabetes misdiagnoses, rare curable types, and less common...read full report »

Misdiagnosis and Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of...read more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be causes of...read more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a variety of different...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less severe...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor,...read more »

Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also Type 1 diabetes. They...read more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg cramps or ...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show...read more »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients. Exertional...read more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various...read more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients than in adults. Some of...read more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce...read more »

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Medical research articles related to Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus include:

Click here to find more evidence-based articles on the TRIP Database

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Animations

Research about Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Visit our research pages for current research about Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus treatments.

Clinical Trials for Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus include:

Statistics for Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Definitions of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus:

A polyuric disorder characterized by normal rates of renal filtration and solute excretion, but a persistent hypotonic urine. This condition is due to the failure of renal tubules to respond to antidiuretic hormones, such as vasopressin, to reduce urine volume. Tubular insensitivity to vasopressin can result from genetic defects, diseases, drug effects, or may occur with pregnancy. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Diabetes insipidus caused by a failure of the kidney to respond to normal levels of vasopressin - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, or a subtype of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus Info

More information about Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

  1. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications
 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise