Incidence of pituitary autoantibodies in idiopathic diabetes insipidus
A new article published in the Central European Journal of Immunology evaluated the occurrence of autoantibodies against the pituitary microsomal fraction. This study included 33 sera of diabetes insipidus patients and 10 control sera obtained from 10 healthy persons. In all patients the secretion of pituitary hormones and thyroid autoantibodies was assessed. Human pituitaries were obtained during autopsy and homogenized in 0.01 mol/l, pH 7.4 phosphate b
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