Persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy: An overview of current concepts

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Goel, Prabudh; Choudhury, Subhasis Roy;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons,volume 17,issue 3,pages99-103 (issn: 0971-9261, eissn: 1998-3891)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0971-9261.98119, pmc: PMC3409911
  • Subject: nesidioblastosis | Review Article | RJ1-570 | Pediatrics | RD1-811 | Hypoglycemia of infancy | near-total pancreatectomy | Surgery
    mesheuropmc: nutritional and metabolic diseases | endocrine system diseases

Persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy (PHHI) is relatively rare but one of the most important causes of severe neonatal hypoglycemia. Recognition of this entity becomes important due to the fact that the hypoglycemia is so severe and frequent that it may l... View more
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