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I. Determine the relationship between genotype variations and clinical phenotype in patients with congenital nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: A detailed family history is obtained from all participants. Whenever possible, standard growth curves of affected children are obtained.
Participants then undergo clinical studies of antidiuretic function. A standard fluid deprivation-vasopressin challenge is performed with timed measurements of osmolality, electrolytes, creatinine, and vasopressin. The next day, blood pressure, plasma cyclic AMP, GMP, von Willebrand Factor, Factor VIII, and urine osmolality are measured during a water load desamino-D-arginine vasopressin (dDAVP) infusion test.
Participants with a confirmed diagnosis of congenital diabetes insipidus are then treated with chlorothiazide. Daily urine volume and osmolality are determined before and after therapy. Sodium and fluid are not restricted.
For each family, the entire vasopressin V2 gene of at least 1 affected male, and where possible at least 1 obligate carrier and 1 unaffected brother of a patient is sequenced. In addition, a detailed Xq28 haplotype analysis is done to identify the origin of de novo mutations. If no mutation is found and the disorder is not transmitted in an X-linked mode, both alleles of the gene that codes for aquaporin-II are also sequenced. DNA is collected by mail from as many kindred as possible who do not participate in the clinical studies.
Primary Purpose: Screening
Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:58:15-0400
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Excessive thirst manifested by excessive fluid intake. It is characteristic of many diseases such as DIABETES MELLITUS; DIABETES INSIPIDUS; and NEPHROGENIC DIABETES INSIPIDUS. The condition may be psychogenic in origin.
A disease that is characterized by frequent urination, excretion of large amounts of dilute URINE, and excessive THIRST. Etiologies of diabetes insipidus include deficiency of antidiuretic hormone (also known as ADH or VASOPRESSIN) secreted by the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS, impaired KIDNEY response to ADH, and impaired hypothalamic regulation of thirst.
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A genetic or acquired polyuric disorder characterized by persistent hypotonic urine and HYPOKALEMIA. This condition is due to renal tubular insensitivity to VASOPRESSIN and failure to reduce urine volume. It may be the result of mutations of genes encoding VASOPRESSIN RECEPTORS or aquaporin-2 (AQUAPORINS); KIDNEY DISEASES; adverse drug effects; or complications from PREGNANCY.
A hereditary condition characterized by multiple symptoms including those of DIABETES INSIPIDUS; DIABETES MELLITUS; OPTIC ATROPHY; and DEAFNESS. This syndrome is also known as DIDMOAD (first letter of each word) and is usually associated with VASOPRESSIN deficiency. It is caused by mutations in gene WFS1 encoding wolframin, a 100-kDa transmembrane protein.
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