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Nesidioblastosis: a case study.
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PMID:  9325879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hypoglycemia is a common problem among neonates. Transient in nature, it usually resolves with an increase in glucose intake. However, as clinicians, we must recognize that prolonged hypoglycemia may be caused by increased insulin production. Nesidioblastosis is one cause of persistent hyperinsulinism of the newborn. This case study reviews fetal physiology, neonatal presentation, and treatment.
A L Starbuck
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neonatal network : NN     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0730-0832     ISO Abbreviation:  Neonatal Netw     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-10-16     Completed Date:  1997-10-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503921     Medline TA:  Neonatal Netw     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-62     Citation Subset:  N    
Brenner Children's Hospital, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Hyperinsulinism / etiology*
Hypoglycemia / etiology*
Infant, Newborn
Pancreatic Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis,  physiopathology,  therapy

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