Fluid Balance, Electrolytes, ADH

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What is the deficiency of ADH called and the two types of disorders associated with it.

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School: UT Austin

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus originates in the kidney and is associated with a lack of response to ADH,causing an inability to concentrate urine. It may inherited or caused by variety of kidney diseases. Both types of diabetes insipidus lead to the excretion of large quantity of dilute urine.

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