Familial hyperinsulinism-hyperammonemia syndrome in a family with seizures: case report.


Hyperinsulinism-hyperammonemia (HI/HA) syndrome is the second most frequent cause of congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI) and it is characterized by recurrent symptomatic hypoglycemia and persistent hyperammonemia. We describe the familial case of a 2-year-old child and her 32-year-old mother who, having suffered from tonic-clonic seizures since infancy, had… (More)