JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.24, pp.1081-1083, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
Hypoglycemia as an umbilical artery catheter (UAC) complication is rare. We present a neonate with hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia due to a high-positioned UAC used inadvertently for parenteral nutrition. The aim of this report is to increase physicians awareness of the possibility of this rare complication.