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Central diabetes insipidus

Disease definition

Central diabetes insipidus (CDI) is a hypothalamus-pituitary disease characterized by polyuria and polydipsia due to a vasopressin (AVP) deficiency. It can be inherited or acquired (hereditary CDI and acquired CDI; see these terms).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • CDI
    • Neurogenic diabetes insipidus
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive or X-linked dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: E23.2
  • OMIM: 125700  304900
  • UMLS: C0687720
  • MeSH: D020790
  • GARD: 6015
  • MedDRA: 10068587

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