Rathke Cleft Cyst in Seven Year-old Girl Presenting with Central Diabetes Insipidus and Review of Literature

Evliyaoglu, Olcay; Evliyaoglu, Cetin; Ayva, Sebnem
May 2010
Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism;May2010, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p525
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article describes the case of a 7-year old girl who presented with central diabetes insipidus (CDI). Medical history of the patient included polydipsia and polyuria for six months. Findings from endocrine tests revealed an elevated levels of serum and urine osmolalities, while serum levels of cortisol, thyroid and anterior pituitary hormones were within normal limits. A discussion on Rathke cleft cysts (RCC) is detailed.


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