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Factitious hypoglycemia in an insulin-dependent woman in the eighth week of gestation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3512387     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An extremely rare case of factitious hypoglycemia in a young insulin-dependent pregnant woman in the first trimester of pregnancy is reported. Pregnancy resulted in the birth of a normal child. The clinical and laboratory procedures used to ascertain this diagnosis together with the psychological dynamics of the case are discussed.
R Miccoli; P Marchetti; O Giampietro; G Penno; D F Miccoli; L Tallarigo; T Sampietro; R Navalesi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecologic and obstetric investigation     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0378-7346     ISO Abbreviation:  Gynecol. Obstet. Invest.     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-04-15     Completed Date:  1986-04-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7900587     Medline TA:  Gynecol Obstet Invest     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  52-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Factitious Disorders / diagnosis*
Hypoglycemia / chemically induced*,  diagnosis
Infant, Newborn
Insulin / poisoning*,  therapeutic use
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Pregnancy in Diabetics / drug therapy
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