Hypothalamic adipsic hypernatraemia syndrome

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A rare endocrine disease characterized by severe chronic hypernatremic dehydration caused by decreased intake of water based on impaired thirst perception due to a selective defect in hypothalamic osmoregulation of thirst. Structural hypothalamic lesions are absent and arginine vasopressin secretion is normal.

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VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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