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Cranial diabetes insipidus secondary to arrested hydrocephalus.
  1. D. G. Menzies,
  2. J. F. Shaw,
  3. D. M. Kean,
  4. I. W. Campbell
  1. Department of Medicine, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, UK.


    An unusual case is described linking cranial diabetes insipidus with longstanding arrested hydrocephalus. The latter was demonstrated by computed tomographic (CT) and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) scans and cerebrospinal fluid pressure measurements. The increasing use of CT and NMR scans may result in this association of cranial diabetes and hydrocephalus being better defined.

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