A 55-year old male is operated on for a cerebral tumor. Approximately one month later he is complaining of excessive thrist and that he has been voiding almost continuously. A urine sample is collected and its specific gravity is 1.001. What would the diagnosis of this man be? How might it be connected to the surgery?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 12:08 am ad1c9bdddf
This patient has had brain surgery. Afterwards he is voiding large amounts of urine constantly and he is also complaining of excessive thirst. His thirst is most probably a result of that he is losing water and it is also most probable that this water loss is through his kidneys resulting in his big urine volumes. The urine lab. test shows that his urine is ...
A mystery diagnosis involving the circulatory sytem is provided.