Advertisement

Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 152, Issue 4, pp 136–138 | Cite as

Sarcoidosis, anterior pituitary failure, and diabetes insipidus

  • Peter Garrett
  • Claire Langan
  • Josephine Egan
  • Eithne Mulloy
  • John O'Donnell
Brief Report

Summary

We report a case of sarcoidosis and anterior pituitary failure in which frank diabetes insipidus was unmasked by glucocorticoid replacement therapy.

Keywords

Luteinizing Hormone Sarcoidosis Diabetes Insipidus Thyrotrophin Release Hormone Luteinizing Hormone Release Hormone 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Aubrey, R. H., Nankin, H. R., Moses, A. M. and Streeten, D. H. P. 1965. Measurement of the osmotic threshold for vasopressin release in human subjects, and its modification by cortisol. J. Clin. Endocrinol. 21, 337–365.Google Scholar
  2. Davis, J. C. and Hipkin, J. L. 1977. Cinical Endocrine Pathology. Blackwell, Oxford, p. 77.Google Scholar
  3. Leaf, A., Mamby, A. R., Rasmussen, H. and Marasco, J. P. 1952. Some hormonal aspects of water excretion in man. J. Clin. Invest. 31, 914–827.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Skrabanek, P., Balfe, A., Webb, M., Maguire, J. and Powell, D. 1981. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) increases plasma growth hormone, prolactin, luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone but not thyrotropin or substance P. Psychoneuroendocrinology 6, 261–267.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Von Hann, F. 1918. Ueber die Bedengtung der Hypophysenveränderungen bei Diabetes insipidus. Frankfurt Z. Path. 21, 337–365.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Garrett
    • 1
  • Claire Langan
    • 1
  • Josephine Egan
    • 1
  • Eithne Mulloy
    • 1
  • John O'Donnell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine and EndocrinologyRegional HospitalGalway

Personalised recommendations