MYER TEITELBAUM, F.A.C.P.
The neuropsychiatrie manifestations of hypoglycemia have been described in the literature. Duncan1 reported the case of a 19-year old girl who complained of attacks of vertigo and headaches. There had been spells of weakness and one morning she became emotionally upset and lost consciousness. A pancreatic adenoma was removed at operation, this having been a case of organic hyperinsulinism.
Conn,2 in his excellent monograph on the spontaneous hypoglycemias, reported a case of multiple pancreatic islet cell adenomata, the manifestations having been an "aura" of epigastric discomfort and numbness of the lips and the extremities, followed by a peculiar, fixed,
TEITELBAUM M. HYPOGLYCEMIA IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY1. Ann Intern Med. ;24:887–892. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-5-887
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(5):887-892.
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