alexa Central diabetes insipitus in a patient with congenital toxoplasmosis.
Diabetes & Endocrinology

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Pancreatic Disorders & Therapy

Author(s): Oygr N, Yilmaz G, Ozkaynak C, Gven AG

Abstract Share this page

Abstract A 33-day-old male infant who developed central diabetes insipitus as a complication of congenital toxoplasmosis is presented. He had polyuria and hypernatremia on admission and responded to Intranasal desmopressin acetate with the normalization of above mentioned findings. Computed tomographic (CT) scan of the brain showed obstructive hydrocephaly with periventricular and right basal ganglion calcification. CT scan of the pituitary gland, thyroid function tests, and serum cortisol levels were all normal. This is the first report of isolated diabetes insipitus with congenital toxoplasmosis in literature and central diabetes insipitus should be remembered if polyuria and hypernatremia develops in a patient with congenital toxoplasmosis. This article was published in Am J Perinatol and referenced in Pancreatic Disorders & Therapy

Relevant Expert PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords