hrp0082p2-d2-528 | Pituitary (1) | ESPE2014

Atypical Presentation of Hypothermia Induced Diabetes Insipidus: a Case Report

Klocker Ellen , Kashmiri Himala

Background: Central diabetes insipidus (DI) is a well-known complication of CNS trauma or tumors, but is a rare complication of hypothermia. Review of the literature reveals scant case reports of DI as a complication of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiopulmonary resuscitation or head injury, but to date there has been no mention of DI resulting from hypothermia alone.Objective and hypotheses: Severe hypothermia alone may constrict CNS blood flow, mimi...