Persistent neonatal hypoglycemia: An unusual finding of congenital hypothyroidism


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

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.11, no.2, pp.277-279, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem.1998.11.2.277
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.277-279

Abstract

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.