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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kühnen, Peter; Matthae, Ritana; Arya, Ved; Hauptmann, Kathrin; Rothe, Karin; Wächter, Simon; Singer, Michael; Mohnike, Wolfgang; Eberhard, Traugott; Raile, Klemens; Lauffer, Lina M; Iakoubov, Roman; Hussain, Khalid; Blankenstein, Oliver 
Title:
Occurrence of giant focal forms of congenital hyperinsulinism with incorrect visualization by (18) F DOPA-PET/CT scanning. 
Abstract:
Congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI) is a rare disease characterized by severe hypoglycaemic episodes due to pathologically increased insulin secretion from the pancreatic beta cells. When untreated, CHI might result in irreversible brain damage and death. Currently, two major subtypes of CHI are known: a focal form, associated with local distribution of affected beta cells and a nonfocal form, affecting every single beta cell. The identification of focal forms is important, as the patients can be c...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
81 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
847-54 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0300-0664 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik