hrp0084p3-1058 | Hypo | ESPE2015

Cystic Encephalomalacia and Infantile Spasm as a Complication of Transient and Mild Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia

Anik Ahmet , Anik Ayse , Unuvar Tolga , Tosun Ayse Fahriye , Dursun Siar , Akcan Abdullah Baris , Durum Yasemin , Turkmen Munevver Kaynak

Background: Although it is known that hypoglycaemia could cause severe negative effects on brain development and also infantile spasm, it has not been reported that transient hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia, which spontaneously improves over a short time, may cause infantile spasms. Infantile spasm is a disorder of early childhood typically seen in first year of life characterized by the occurrence of sudden, brief, generally bilateral and symetric motor spasms of muscles of t...