JEROME W. CONN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MARGARET W. JOHNSTON, PH.D.; ELIZABETH STERN CONN, M.D.
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We report this case study of hyperinsulinism in detail because of its unusual character.
History. On November 22, 1941 a 36 year old, white, unmarried, graduate nurse was admitted to the University Hospital for study. A diagnosis of spontaneous hypoglycemia, probably pancreatic in origin, had been made. The patient stated that her first episode of unconsciousness occurred on April 15, 1939 at a large eastern hospital where she was employed as a general duty nurse. Careful studies on the neurosurgical service revealed no intracranial cause for attacks of unconsciousness. A single determination of blood sugar at that time
CONN JW, JOHNSTON MW, CONN ES. HYPERINSULINISM OF AN UNUSUAL TYPE: A METABOLIC STUDY1. Ann Intern Med. 1946;24:487–498. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-3-487
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(3):487-498.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Hospital Medicine.
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