What are the hereditary types of diabetes insipidus (DI)?

Updated: Mar 18, 2020
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Rarely, DI may be hereditary. [3] Hereditary nephrogenic DI manifests in early infancy, often before the age of 1 week. Hereditary central DI typically manifests in childhood. For more information on DI in children, see Pediatric Diabetes Insipidus.


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