Transient diabetes insipidus of pregnancy

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 1987 Aug;25(4):331-4. doi: 10.1016/0028-2243(87)90144-4.


The history is presented of a near-term patient with transient diabetes insipidus. Because of the demonstrated positive response to dDAVP it is argued that increased vasopressinase activity may have been involved.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cystinyl Aminopeptidase / metabolism
  • Diabetes Insipidus* / enzymology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications* / enzymology


  • Cystinyl Aminopeptidase