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Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
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do not confuse with DIABETIC NEPHROPATHIES which refers to diabetes mellitus or with DIABETES INSIPIDUS, NEUROGENIC
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A genetic or acquired polyuric disorder characterized by persistent hypotonic urine and HYPOKALEMIA. This condition is due to renal tubular insensitivity to VASOPRESSIN and failure to reduce urine volume. It may be the result of mutations of genes encoding VASOPRESSIN RECEPTORS or AQUAPORIN-2; KIDNEY DISEASES; adverse drug effects; or complications from PREGNANCY.
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ADH-Resistant Diabetes Insipidus
Acquired Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Congenital Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Insipidus Renalis
Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic, Autosomal
Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic, Type 1
Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic, Type I
Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic, Type II
Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic, X-Linked
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Type I
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Type II
Vasopressin-Resistant Diabetes Insipidus
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Diabetes Insipidus (1966-1994)
See Also
Aquaporin 2
Receptors, Vasopressin
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Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic Preferred
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Type II Narrower
Congenital Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus Narrower
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Type I Narrower
Acquired Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus Narrower
ADH-Resistant Diabetes Insipidus Narrower
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