The word "polyuria" as used in this article means excessive urination following or accompanying excessive intake of water by mouth, a "urina potus" in which the constituents of the urine remain in normal proportion to each other, but in which the urine is extremely dilute.
REPORT OF A CASE
History.—James G., aged 7½ years, had been under my supervision from the age of 18 months to 5 years, at which time the family moved east. There was nothing unusual in his early history, except a mild facial eczema.I next saw him on May 8, 1931, when he was brought back for examination because of the following complaint:On Sept. 9, 1930, he was vaccinated on the arm with a glycerinated vaccine virus1 by the multiple puncture method. He had never previously been vaccinated. The third day after vaccination he had a temperature of 102 F., and a
ROEHM HR. POSTVACCINAL ENCEPHALITIS ASSOCIATED WITH DIABETES INSIPIDUS. Am J Dis Child. 1932;44(6):1293-1296. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1932.01950130143012