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Arginine Vasopressin (AVP) Differential Diagnoses

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Arginine Vasopressin (AVP) Differential Diagnoses by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Pituitary Gland Disorders.


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    1. Water deprivation
    2. SIADH
    3. Central diabetes insipidus
    4. High water intake
    5. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
    1. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
    2. Water deprivation
    3. High water intake
    4. Central diabetes insipidus
    5. SIADH
    1. Nephrotic syndrome
    2. SIADH
    3. Addison's disease
    4. Hypothyroidism
    5. Paraneoplastic syndrome
    1. Urine osmolarity decreases
    2. Urine osmolarity increases
    3. Clearance of water decreases
    4. Plasma osmolarity increases
    5. Plasma osmolarity decreases
    1. Results in increased cAMP in target cells
    2. Synthesized in paraventricular nuclei of the hypothalamus
    3. Stored in posterior pituitary
    4. Stimulates Gq receptors
    5. Induces a positive feedback response
    1. Tocolytic and oxytocin receptor antagonist
    2. Synthetic form of oxytocin
    3. Promoter of breast myoepithelial contractions to promote lactation
    4. Enhance positive feedback loop initiated by oxytocin
    5. Enhance uterine contractions to promote labor

    Author of lecture Arginine Vasopressin (AVP) Differential Diagnoses

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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