hrp0089p2-p183 | Fetal, Neonatal Endocrinology and Metabolism P2 | ESPE2018
, Robinson Peter
, Banerjee Indi
, Shaikh Mohammed Guftar
Introduction: Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycaemia (HH) is the most frequent cause of persistent hypoglycaemia in neonates and infants. The most severe forms of HH are inherited and referred to as Congenital Hyperinsulinism (CHI). Hypoglycaemia is the main feature of CHI, and early diagnosis and immediate management are essential to reduce the high risk of neurological damage. Diazoxide is the mainstay of medical treatment, with surgery being an option in appropriate cases.<p cl...