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A deficiency in the release of vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone) by the posterior pituitary gland. Why?

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In brief: Possibly infarction

Possibly a tumor or something else.
Lack of blood supply to the pituitary gland or a pituitary tumor may change the secretions of adh (vasopressin). However, there are other causes also, such as pregnancy that can cause this area to be infarcted (loss of blood supply).

In brief: Possibly infarction

Possibly a tumor or something else.
Lack of blood supply to the pituitary gland or a pituitary tumor may change the secretions of adh (vasopressin). However, there are other causes also, such as pregnancy that can cause this area to be infarcted (loss of blood supply).
Dr. Lester Thompson
Dr. Lester Thompson
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology

In brief: Different things

Brain tumors, some brain injuries, congenital brain anomalies ( like septooptic dysplasia).
Anything that causes damage to the posterior pituitary gland or its development can lead to diabetes insipidus (di).

In brief: Different things

Brain tumors, some brain injuries, congenital brain anomalies ( like septooptic dysplasia).
Anything that causes damage to the posterior pituitary gland or its development can lead to diabetes insipidus (di).
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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