Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1960;3(1):63-65.
Published online June 30, 1960.
Two cases of Diabetes insipidus
Sung Man Gha
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Taegu, Korea
最近 經驗한 尿處症 2 例
車承 萬
慶北大學校 醫科大學 小兒科敎室
Case 1: A 14 years old Korean boy who has a history of polydipsia, polyuria and visual disturbance admitted to Kyungpook University Hospital on Feb., 10, 1959. Summary : (1)Urine test showed lower specific gravity (1,002). (2) According to X-ray findings of skull, it supposed most probably due to craniopharyngeoma and he has catarracta in his right eye. (3)2 units of pitressin daily was started and continued for 3 months but there was little improvement. Case 2 : A 8 years old Korean boy admitted to our hospital on March 31, 1959 with a history of polydipsia, polyuria and visual disturbance following tuberculous meningitis 5 years ago. Summary : (1) Urine t©3t showed lower specific gravity (1,000) (2) X-ray findings of the skull revealed a supraasllular calcification and he has optic atrophy of both eyes. (3)2 units of pitressin daily was used for him during following 3 months and he has shown considerable improvement

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