hrp0089p3-p416 | Diabetes & Insulin P3 | ESPE2018

A Rare and Unexpected Cause of Diabetes in Childhood

Makaya Taffy , Basu Supriyo , Ali Aishatu

Background: Pancreatogenic diabetes is rare in children. The prevalence is 5–10% of all cases of diabetes in the developed world. The underlying pathophysiology is destruction of islet cells by pancreatic inflammation.Case: A 15-year old previously healthy boy presented with polyuria, polydipsia, abdominal pain and loss of weight (LOW) over several weeks. Family history revealed a three-generational history of diabetes including reported type-1 (T1D...