Children can present with polydipsia and/or polyuria for a number of reasons. We will discuss polydipsia and polyuria, how a child may present and how to investigate further in order to establish the cause. We highlight the important areas to cover in the history and examination of a child presenting with polydipsia and/or polyuria.
- diabetes mellitus
- diabetes insipidus
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