A 67-year-old woman with recurrent hypoglycemia: non-islet cell tumour hypoglycemia

Ma, Ronald C. W.; Tong, Peter C. Y.; Chan, Juliana C. N.; Cockram, Clive S.; Chan, Michael H. M.
August 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/16/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 4, p359
Academic Journal
Presents the case of an older woman with recurrent non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia. Results of the physical examination conducted on the patient; Explanation of involvement of insulin-like growth factor biochemistry in the pathophysiology of recurrent hypoglycemia; Method use to confirm the diagnosis of non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia. INSET: Causes of recurrent hypoglycemia.


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