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Diabetes insipidus: Introduction

Diabetes insipidus: A condition which is characterized by polyuria causing dehydration and resulting in great thirst. See detailed information below for a list of 40 causes of Diabetes insipidus, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Diabetes insipidus:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Diabetes insipidus. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Diabetes insipidus

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Diabetes insipidus: Symptom Checker

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Diabetes insipidus Treatments

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Stories from Users for Diabetes insipidus

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Diabetes insipidus: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Diabetes insipidus

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Diabetes insipidus: Deaths

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In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis

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Misdiagnosis and Diabetes insipidus

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four symptoms and conditions combined: obesity, 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 to die 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 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 severities. Diseases in this group include 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 possibilities. 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 disease, it can also occur from 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 as with a breast 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 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 can 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 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 only mild symptoms 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 dyspnea leads to a diagnostic reading of high 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 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 fertility, there are other weight-related or associated medical conditions more »

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Diabetes insipidus: Related Rare Diseases

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Diabetes insipidus: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Diabetes insipidus:

Metabolic disorder due to injury of the neurohypophyseal system; results in deficient quanity of antidiuretic hormone being released or produced, failure of tubular reabsorption of water in the kidney.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

A rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys); characterized by the chronic excretion of large amounts of pale dilute urine which results in dehydration and extreme thirst
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Metabolic disorder due to injury of the neurohypophyseal system; results in deficient quanity of antidiuretic hormone being released or produced, failure of tubular reabsorption of water in the kidney.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Diabetes insipidus

The list below shows some of the causes of Diabetes insipidus mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Diabetes insipidus?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Diabetes insipidus. Of the 40 causes of Diabetes insipidus that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 30 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Diabetes insipidus:

The following list of conditions have 'Diabetes insipidus' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Diabetes insipidus:

The following list of medical conditions have Diabetes insipidus or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.




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Causes of Diabetes insipidus Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Diabetes insipidus based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Diabetes insipidus:

    Medical Conditions associated with Diabetes insipidus:

    Diabetes-like symptoms (212 causes), Pancreas symptoms (271 causes), Metabolic symptoms (391 causes), Diabetes-related symptoms (327 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes)

    Symptoms related to Diabetes insipidus:

    Pituitary conditions, Excessive urination (250 causes), Kidney symptoms (1125 causes), Brain aneurysm, Pituitary gland problems, Ureter blockage, Kidney failure (369 causes), Kidney disease, Sickle cell disease, Various underlying causes of nephrogenic DI, Intracranial bleeding (64 causes), Head injury (3 causes), Inherited genetic kidney disorders

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Diabetes insipidus

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