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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Chin, S. ; Popat, V. ; Boyne, M. S. ; Cochran, C. ; Tulloch-Reid, M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Tropical Medicine Research Institute
Article Title
Insulinoma induced hypoglycaemia in a Jamaican patient
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
Translated Title
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Reprint Status
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Date of Publication
2007
Volume ID
56
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
182-6
Language
eng
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Location/URL
http:; caribbean.scielo.org/pdf/wimj/v56n2/a15v56n2.pdf
ISSN
0043-3144 (Print)
Notes
Department of Medicine', University Hospital of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies. swardchin@yahoo.com
Abstract
Herein reported is the case of a young woman who had hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia which was biochemically consistent with an insulinoma. Initial imaging was negative and definitive treatment was delayed until repeat imaging localized the tumour several years later. This case demonstrates the importance of clinical judgment and biochemical testing in the diagnosis of insulinoma despite negative imaging.....
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