Central diabetes insipidus caused by nonspecific chronic inflammation of the hypothalamus: case report
A WatanabeT Shirabe
A case of central diabetes insipidus (DI) caused by non-specific chronic inflammation of the hypothalamus was reported. As the central DI was associated with acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy with an immunogenic predisposition, and human leukocyte antigen class I antigen A2 and class II antigen DR4 were found, it might be a case of autoimmune reaction.
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