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Inheritance of nephrogenic diabetic insipidus is (LQ)



A AR

B AD

C X-link recessive

D It is always sporadic

Ans. C

X-link recessive

Usually, the hereditary form of nephrogenic DI is the result of an X-linked genetic defect which causes the vasopressin receptor (also called the V2 receptor) in the kidney to not function correctly.

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