Familial hyperinsulinism: successful conservative management.


A large family in whom 4 of 13 children were affected with hyperinsulinism of variable severity is described. The oldest affected child required subtotal pancreatectomy to control the hypoglycemia, but the three younger children were managed successfully with prolonged conservative therapy with maintenance oral doses of diazoxide. The three affected school… (More)


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@article{Horev1991FamilialHS, title={Familial hyperinsulinism: successful conservative management.}, author={Ze'ev Horev and Moshe M Ipp and Pauline Levey and Dr. A. Daneman}, journal={The Journal of pediatrics}, year={1991}, volume={119 5}, pages={717-20} }