Neuropathologic findings in three cases of profound hypoglycemia.

  title={Neuropathologic findings in three cases of profound hypoglycemia.},
  author={Roland N. Auer and Judith Hugh and Ellen Cosgrove and Brian W. Curry},
  journal={Clinical neuropathology},
  volume={8 2},
Three clinical cases of profound hypoglycemia are described with survival periods ranging from 2 1/2 months to 6 years. Although prolonged clinical coma was present in all cases, only subtle evidence of neuronal loss was found. The value of immunohistochemical examination of the grey and white matter of the telencephalon in detecting evidence of neuronal loss in such cases is demonstrated. Infarcts were uniformly absent, as would be expected from the lack of cerebral acidosis in hypoglycemia… CONTINUE READING