Congenital nephrogenic diabetes insipidus is inherited as an X-linked recessive (most common), autosomal-recessive, or autosomal-dominant disorder. The X-linked form manifests in males, with females expressing variable degrees of polyuria and polydipsia. Although the disorder is present at birth, infants are diagnosed when they manifest hypo-osmolar urine in the face of dehydration, hypernatremia, vomiting, and fever. Some infants have FTT and mental retardation as a result of frequent episodes of dehydration and hypernatremia.
J. Is there a laboratory error? Presence of hypernatremia in the absence of pertinent history and physical findings may suggest a laboratory error. It may be prudent to repeat the test.
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All you need is a proper diet of fresh fruits and vegetables and get plenty of exercise and you'll be fine. Ever heard those words from your doctor? If that's all heshe recommends then you're missing out an important ingredient for health that he's not telling you. Fact is that you can adhere to the strictest diet, watch everything you eat and get the exercise of amarathon runner and still come down with diabetic complications. Diet, exercise and standard drug treatments simply aren't enough to help keep your diabetes under control.