TITLE

Tumour-induced hypoglycaemia

AUTHOR(S)
Ford-Dunn, S; Smith, A; Sykes, N
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;Jul2002, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p357
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the reports of two patients under the care of the palliative care team who presented with hypoglycemia. Background on the patient cases; Non islet tumor induced hypoglycemia; Mesenchymal tumors; False attribution of hypoglycemia to excess glucose uptake and utilization by the tumor, impaired hepatic gluconeogenesis and poor oral intake.
ACCESSION #
6978413

 

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