Hepatic Phosphoenol Pyruvate Carboxykinase (pepck) Deficiency - a New Cause of Hypoglycemia in Childhood


A 9-month Mexican-American female has been followed for episodic hypoglycemia first documented in the immediate postnatal period. Three convulsions occurred with glucose levels (BS) 20 mg%. Physical exam has been normal to date. A 4 hr. fast resulted in hypoglycemia (30 mg%) and mild lacticacidemia. Basal and stimulated plasma growth hormone, glucagon and… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197404000-00552


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