An unusual cause of hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia syndrome.

@article{Manning2003AnUC,
  title={An unusual cause of hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia syndrome.},
  author={Patrick J. Manning and E A Espiner and Kyong Ho Yoon and Paul L. Drury and Ian M. Holdaway and Adam Bowers},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 9},
  pages={
          772-6
        }
}
Endogenous hyperinsulinism as a cause for hypoglycaemia can be attributed to a number of different causes including insulinoma, sulphonylurea drugs and the newly described disorder non-insulinoma pancreatogenous hypoglycaemia (NIPH). The calcium stimulation test is increasingly used as a method for not only localizing insulinoma but also for distinguishing the above entities. We describe a case in which felonious sulphonylurea administration was used to mimic either an insulinoma or NIPH… CONTINUE READING