Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia 2

Congenital hyperinsulinism, nesidioblastosis is the most common cause of persistent hypoglycemia in infancy which is caused by increased insulin secretion despite of low blood glycose levels. The most important complication is cerebral damage as a result of prolonged hypoglycemia. Type 2 of the disease is caused by KCNJ11 mutations.


Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia
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Polycystic kidney disease with hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia



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Thomas P et al. (1996) Mutation of the pancreatic islet inward rectifier Kir6.2 also leads to familial persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy.


Nestorowicz A et al. (1997) A nonsense mutation in the inward rectifier potassium channel gene, Kir6.2, is associated with familial hyperinsulinism.


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OMIM.ORG article

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Update: May 9, 2019