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All of the following conditions are known to cause diabetes insipidus, except: (AIPG 2010)



A Multiple sclerosis

B Head injury

C Histiocytosis

D Viral encephalitis

Ans. A

Multiple sclerosis

Causes of cranial DI .

1). Idiopathic (>50%).

2). Congenital: X-link recessive, DIDMOAD syndrome

3). Tumour: craniopharyngioma

4). Trauma: hypophysectomy, head injury.

5). Infiltration: histiocytosis, sarcoidosis.

6). Vascular: Sheehan's syndrome.' haemorrhage

7). Infection: meningoencephalitis,

Causes of nephrogenic DI

1). Drugs: Lithium (FAQ), Demeclocycline, Methoxyflurane, Amphotericin B, Aminoglycosides, Cisplatin, Rifampin, Foscarnet

2). Chronic renal disease.

3). Post-obstructive uropathy.

4). Hypokalemia, Hypercalcemia (FAQ)

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