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Is diabetes insipidus a contraindication to kidney donation?
A 21-year-old man with a history of congenital monogenic nephrogenic diabetes insipidus is brain dead after a car accident. His renal function (GFR) is entirely normal except for a concentration defect. Could or should these two young otherwise healthy kidneys be harvested for donation? Join this discussion.

Summary provided by Roger Rodby, MD, FASN.
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