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Doege-Potter syndrome and 'big-IGF2': a rare cause of hypoglycaemia

Doege-Potter syndrome and 'big-IGF2': a rare cause of hypoglycaemia

Fung, E. C. and Crook, M. A. (2011) Doege-Potter syndrome and 'big-IGF2': a rare cause of hypoglycaemia. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry, 48 (2). pp. 95-96. ISSN 0004-5632 (Print), 1758-1001 (Online) (doi:

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The authors discuss non-islet cell tumour hypoglycaemia (NICTH), which is associated with increased insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) and Doege-Potter syndrome (DPS). They state that DPS was first reported in a patient with spindle cell tumor with spontaneous hypoglycaemia. Furthermore, the authors suggest that patients with spontaneous, fasting, and chronic hypoglycaemia with hypoinsulinaemia that show personality changes and lethargy should undergo diagnosis of NICTH.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Doege-Potter syndrome, IGF2, hypoglycaemia
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Human Sciences (HUM)
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