Severe Hypoglycemia due to Isolated ACTH Deficiency in Children: A New Case Report and Review of the Literature
Torchinsky, Michael Y.
Moll, George W.
- Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
International Journal of Pediatrics,
(issn: 1687-9740, eissn: 1687-9759)
RJ1-570 | Pediatrics | Case Report | Article Subject
mesheuropmc: endocrine system | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists
Isolated ACTH deficiency causes life-threatening severe hypoglycemia. A 7-year-old girl with hypoglycemia due to this rare disorder is described. Our patient had undetectable plasma ACTH repeatedly and cortisol 0 mcg/dl before and after ACTH 1-24 stimulation. There was ...