Asymptomatic Diabetes Insipidus Detected after Partial Pneumonectomy of Upper Left Lobe of Lung Diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma: An Unusual Case Report

Authors

  • Dan Singh Budal Department of Geriatrics, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan City, PR China
  • Rajendra Dev Bhatt Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Dhulikhel, Nepal, Wuhan University, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Wuhan, China https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1618-9085
  • Chen Ling Department of Geriatrics, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan City, PR China
  • Chen Jing Department of Geriatrics, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan City, PR China
  • Chunwei Ma Department of Geriatrics, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan City, PR China
  • Xujun Ye Department of Geriatrics, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan City, PR China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jonmc.v12i1.56524

Keywords:

Adenocarcinoma, Diabetes insipidus, Pneumonectomy

Abstract

We present a case of 80 years woman chronic smoker (10 cigarettes)/ per day for 50 years diagnosed with adenocarcinoma in the upper left lobe of her lungs in a geriatric clinic. She has no history of diabetes but taking medicine for hypertension and dyslipidemia. She was admitted and operated on for partial pneumonectomy and discharged after 11 days of care with all essential drugs, and instructions. After 4 weeks of treatment, she complained of unusual polyuria, diagnosed in the department of Geriatrics, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, China.

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Author Biography

Rajendra Dev Bhatt, Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Dhulikhel, Nepal, Wuhan University, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Wuhan, China

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Published

2023-07-17

How to Cite

Budal, D. S., Bhatt, R. D., Ling, C., Jing, C., Ma, C., & Ye, X. (2023). Asymptomatic Diabetes Insipidus Detected after Partial Pneumonectomy of Upper Left Lobe of Lung Diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma: An Unusual Case Report. Journal of Nobel Medical College, 12(1), 85–87. https://doi.org/10.3126/jonmc.v12i1.56524

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Case Reports