Polyuria - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm
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Polyuria - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm

Urine Output > 3L /day

Water Diuresis (Urine Osm <100 mOsm/kg)

 • Primary Polydipsia

 • Central Diabetes Insipidus

 • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus

Mixed Diuresis (Urine Osm 100-200 mOsm/kg)

 • Water and solute loading

 • Relief of prolonged urinary obstruction

 • Partial Dl

 • Chronic Renal Failure

Solute Diuresis (Urine Osm 300-500 mOsm/kg)

 • Hyperglycemia

 • Azotemia

 • Exogenous solute load

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Contributed by

Dr. Gerald Diaz
Board Certified Internal Medicine Hospitalist, GrepMed Editor in Chief 🇵🇭 🇺🇸 - Sign up for an account to like, bookmark and upload images to contribute to our community platform. Follow us on IG:  https://www.instagram.com/grepmed/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/grepmeded/

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