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Cranial eosinophilic granuloma associated with diabetes insipidus

  • D. G. Gill
  • N. V. O'Donohoe
Article

Summary

A case of cranial eosinophilic granuloma complicated by diabetes insipidus is presented. Vinblastine sulphate successfully healed the eosinophilic granuloma. Chlorpropamide achieved control of the diabetes insipidus, in that daily urinary output was halved, and urinary concentrating ability increased. Hypoglycaemia did not occur.

Keywords

Vinblastine Diabetes Insipidus Chronic Granulomatous Disease Chlorpropamide Chronic Suppurative Otitis Medium 
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Copyright information

© Springer 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Gill
    • 1
  • N. V. O'Donohoe
    • 1
  1. 1.Our Lady's Hospital for Sick ChildrenDublin

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