hrp0084p2-262 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Factitious Administration of Analogue Insulin to a 2-Years-Old Child

Thanawala Nehal , Cheney Sarah , Wark Gwen , Thevis Mario , Thomas A , Tziaferi V , Greening James

Background: Hypoglycaemia precipitated by factitious insulin administration presents in a very similar way to hypoglycaemia caused by hyperinsulinism. It is difficult to ascertain clinically if the hypoglycaemia is secondary to exogenous administration or endogenous insulin secretion. Diagnosis is based on circumstantial evidence and biochemical tests which include insulin and C-peptide level.Objective and hypotheses: We would like to report a case of a ...