Non islet cell tumor hypoglycaemia in a metastatic Leydig cell tumor.

@article{Mukherjee2005NonIC,
  title={Non islet cell tumor hypoglycaemia in a metastatic Leydig cell tumor.},
  author={Sagarika Mukherjee and Michael Diver and Philip S. J. Weston},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 7},
  pages={761-3}
}
Non islet cell tumour hypoglycaemia (NICTH) is a rare cause of hypoglycaemia associated with malignancy and can be considered as a paraneoplastic syndrome. The hormonal factor associated with this condition is big IGF II, which exerts negative feedback effect and decreases the production of growth hormone and insulin. Due to low growth hormone levels… CONTINUE READING