[Hypoglycemia in infancy -- not always of no importance!]

Scheidegger, U A; Flück, C E; Nuoffer, J M (2007). [Hypoglycemia in infancy -- not always of no importance!]. Praxis - schweizerische Rundschau für Medizin, 96(13), pp. 503-6. Bern: Huber

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A six month old boy is admitted to the children's hospital for sudden loss of consciousness. Hypoglycemia is diagnosed and corrected. Further investigations reveal the diagnosis of hyperinsulinism as underlying cause for hypoglycaemic episodes. Differential diagnosis and therapy of hypoglycemia in infancy are discussed.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Paediatric Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Institute of Clinical Chemistry

UniBE Contributor:

Scheidegger, Ursina; Flück, Christa and Nuoffer, Jean-Marc

ISSN:

1661-8157

ISBN:

17432298

Publisher:

Huber

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:55

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:16

PubMed ID:

17432298

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/23415 (FactScience: 41751)

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