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Hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia in an infant with mosaic trisomy 13.
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PMID:  3892006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An infant with mosaic trisomy 13, who was small for gestational age, became severely hypoglycaemic. For the first 19 days of life, glucose requirements to maintain normoglycaemia were high (up to 21.7 mg/kg/min) and at the same time the infant had high plasma insulin levels and low glucose insulin ratios. Treatment with hydrocortisone and susphrine was of questionable benefit. Hyperinsulinism abated by the third week of life. This case illustrates early remission of hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia and raises the possibility of an association with trisomy 13.
V S Smith; G P Giacoia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical genetics     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0022-2593     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Med. Genet.     Publication Date:  1985 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-08-22     Completed Date:  1985-08-22     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985087R     Medline TA:  J Med Genet     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  228-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Chromosomes, Human, 13-15*
Hypoglycemia / genetics*
Infant, Newborn
Insulin / blood*
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