ABRAM BLAU, M.D.; NORMAN REIDER, M.D.; MORRIS B. BENDER, M.D.
In the past decade since the description of the syndrome of spontaneous hypoglycemia or hyperinsulinism, numerous cases have been recognized and reported. The variegated symptom-complex has become more definitely delineated and a number of comprehensive reviews of the subject have appeared.1 The neuropsychiatric symptoms of hypoglycemia are among the most interesting, and have received special attention by Stone2 and others.
The purpose of this communication is to record a case of chronic spontaneous hypoglycemia which has been studied over a period of 16 months of hospitalization. The outstanding features included convulsive seizures, hypoglycemia, and a persistent extrapyramidal syndrome with encephalographic
BLAU A, REIDER N, BENDER MB. EXTRAPYRAMIDAL SYNDROME AND ENCEPHALOGRAPHIC PICTURE OF PROGRESSIVE INTERNAL HYDROCEPHALUS IN CHRONIC HYPOGLYCEMIA(EXTRAPYRAMIDAL SYNDROME AND ENCEPHALOGRAPHIC PICTURE OF PROGRESSIVE INTERNAL HYDROCEPHALUS IN CHRONIC HYPOGLYCEMIA*). Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:910–920. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-6-910
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(6):910-920.
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