Congenital absence of pituitary gland and adrenal hypoplasia.


Before having received any insulin, the serum insulin level was abnormally low in relation to the blood glucose level (Table). At the time of diagnosis some degree of insensitivity to insulin was suggested since injection of 2 units crystalline insulin intravenously (1 0 unit/kg) caused a less than 50% decrease in blood sugar concentration after 30 minutes… (More)