hrp0092fc9.6 | Fetal, Neonatal Endocrinology and Metabolism (to include Hypoglycaemia) | ESPE2019

[18F]F-DOPA-PET/MRI or /CT in Children with Congenital Hyperinsulinism

Empting Susann , Mohnike Konrad , Barthlen Winfried , Michel Peter , Wieland Ilse , Zenker Martin , Mohnike Wolfgang , Mohnike Klaus

Congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI) is a complex heterogeneous disease affecting 1 in 40.000 newborns. Recurrent hypoketotic hypoglycaemia led to permanent mental and motor disabilities in 30-40% of children. Histologically three types had been differentiated: focal, diffuse and atypical. Up to now, only focal-type CHI can be permanently cured by focus removal. Focal-type CHI is characterized by paternal inherited mutation of ABCC8 or KCNJ11 mutations. Therefore mutation anal...