Table 3

Causes of cranial diabetes insipidus

  • Head injury

  • Surgery

  • Infiltrative disorders:

    • – Langerhan’s cell histocytosis

    • – Sarcoid

    • – Wegener’s granulomatosis

  • Primary and secondary pituitary neoplasia

  • Postpartum pituitary necrosis

  • Pituitary apoplexy

  • Amyloid

  • Tuberculosis