The occurrence of profound hypoglycemia in a patient with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas is reported. In contrast to the four previously reported cases, no suggestion of excess insulin production was found. Metabolic studies in this patient suggest both increased peripheral glucose utilization and decreased hepatic glucose production as contributing factors which promoted the hypoglycemia.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|State||Published - Jun 1979|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cancer Research