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Diabetes Insipidus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Diabetes Insipidus
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.135
C12.200.777.419.135
C12.950.419.135
C19.700.159
Unique ID
D003919
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003919
Scope Note
A disease that is characterized by frequent urination, excretion of large amounts of dilute URINE, and excessive THIRST. Etiologies of diabetes insipidus include deficiency of antidiuretic hormone (also known as ADH or VASOPRESSIN) secreted by the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS, impaired KIDNEY response to ADH, and impaired hypothalamic regulation of thirst.
NLM Classification #
WK 550
See Also
Diabetes Mellitus
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Diabetes Insipidus Preferred
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