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Diabetes insipidus associated with an empty sella turcica
  1. R. Matisonn,
  2. B. Pimstone

    Abstract

    A patient with severe diabetes insipidus for 14 years was found to have an enlarged and eroded sella turcica with greatly reduced pituitary tissue on pneumo-encephalography. It is suggested that the permanent diabetes insipidus may have resulted from growth of an intrasellar tumour, which subsequently infarcted spontaneously. Thyroid and pituitary-adrenal function nevertheless remained good, which accounts for persistence of the diabetes insipidus.

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