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Congenital hyperinsulinism

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Institute of Endocrinology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
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Department of Surgery, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
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Institute for Digestive Research, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
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Department of Pediatric Surgery, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
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Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust and Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
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Children's Hospital, Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Medicina 2014, 50(3), 190-195; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.medici.2014.08.006
Received: 19 December 2013 / Accepted: 3 June 2014 / Published: 13 August 2014
Hyperinsulinism is the most common cause of hypoglycemia in infants. In many cases conservative treatment is not effective and surgical intervention is required. Differentiation between diffuse and focal forms and localization of focal lesions are the most important issues in preoperative management.
We present a case of persistent infancy hyperinsulinism. Clinical presentation, conservative treatment modalities, diagnostic possibilities of focal and diffuse forms, and surgical treatment, which led to total recovery, are discussed.
Keywords: Hyperinsulinism; Hypoglycemia; PET scan; 18F-DOPA; Gene mutations Hyperinsulinism; Hypoglycemia; PET scan; 18F-DOPA; Gene mutations
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Petraitienė, I.; Barauskas, G.; Gulbinas, A.; Malcius, D.; Hussain, K.; Verkauskas, G.; Verkauskienė, R. Congenital hyperinsulinism. Medicina 2014, 50, 190-195.

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