hrp0092p3-277 | Late Breaking Abstracts | ESPE2019

The Role of Urine AVP in the Diagnostic Pathway of Polyuria and Polydipsia Syndrome

Giacomozzi Claudio , Lucchini Giuseppe , Teresa Benatti Maria , Silvia Fasoli

Background: Polyuria and polydipsia syndrome (PPS) workup is not straightforward, especially in children. Basal investigations are often not reliable in distinguishing among diabetes insipidus (DI), central (CDI) or nephrogenic (NDI), and primary polydipsia (PP). Water deprivation test (WDT) is often essential, although uncomfortable and not always reliable enough to recognize partial DI. Plasma AVP investigation is not routinely used in the diagnostic pathway...