Persistent neonatal hypoglycemia: An unusual finding of congenital hypothyroidism


Kurtoglu S. , Tutuş A. , Aydın K., Genç E. , Caksen H.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, cilt.11, ss.277-279, 1998 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 1998
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1515/jpem.1998.11.2.277
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.277-279

Özet

We report a newborn infant who has congenital hypothyroidism associated with profound and persistent neonatal hypoglycemia, Persistent and marked hypoglycemia has not been previously reported in congenital hypothyroidism to our knowledge. The cause of this condition may be reduced glyconeogenesis or insulin clearance.