What causes irreversible prolonged coma after severe hypoglycaemia?

  title={What causes irreversible prolonged coma after severe hypoglycaemia?},
  author={Duyen M. Tong and Yushun Gong},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  volume={26 7},
We read the article of Yoneda and Yamamoto [1] with great interest. Their results show that high signals along the cortical bands on diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) suggest cortical laminar necrosis. We would like to report a similar case with unique features. A 60-year-old male was admitted to our hospital unconscious, having been covered with sweat for at least 20 h. He had a 6-month history of diabetes mellitus, could carry out all activities of daily living and had been… CONTINUE READING