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Adipsic Diabetes Insipidus: A Single-Center Case Series

Foroogh Sabzghabaei 1 , * , Mahsa Akhtar 2 , Seyed Mahmoud Ramak Hashemi 3 and Reza Mollahoseini 4
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1 Assistant Professor of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Firoozgar Hospital, Tehran, IR Iran
2 General Physician, Department of Medicine, Firoozgar Hospital, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Firoozgar Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Firoozgar Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: January 2018, 10 (1); e14264
  • Published Online: December 16, 2017
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: May 29, 2017
  • Revised: August 25, 2017
  • Accepted: November 5, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.14264

To Cite: Sabzghabaei F, Akhtar M, Ramak Hashemi S M, Mollahoseini R. Adipsic Diabetes Insipidus: A Single-Center Case Series, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2018 ; 10(1):e14264. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.14264.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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