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Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

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Peripubertal hypoglycemia – an unusual cause

Prathosh Gangadhar1 / Rama Walia1 / 1

1Department of Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Corresponding author: Dr. Anil Bhansali, Professor and Head, Department of Endocrinology, Nehru Hospital, Postgraduate Institute Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India Phone: +91-1722756583

Citation Information: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. Volume 25, Issue 1-2, Pages 199–201, ISSN (Online) 2191-0251, ISSN (Print) 0334-018X, DOI: 10.1515/jpem-2011-0423, January 2012

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A 9-year-old boy presented with recurrent episodes of hypoglycemic seizures. He had classical facies and body asymmetry suggestive of Russell-Silver syndrome. On eva­luation, he was found to have ketotic hypoglycemia with growth hormone deficiency.

Keywords: growth hormone deficiency; ketotic hypoglycemia; Russell-Silver syndrome

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