Anemia and Neutropenic Fever with High Dose Diazoxide Treatment in a Case with Hyperinsulinism Due to Munchausen by Proxy


Ozon A., DEMİRBİLEK H. , ERTUĞRUL A. , ÜNAL S. , GÜMRÜK F. , KANDEMİR N.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.23, no.7, pp.719-723, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem.2010.23.7.719
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.719-723

Abstract

Background: The etiology of hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia in adolescents is similar to that of adults. Patients resistant to medical treatment may undergo pancreatectomy. Diazoxide is the mainstay of medical treatment. Rarely bone marrow suppression is reported due to diazoxide.