ANSWER :PAEDIATRIC MCQ 8 :The following are associated with neonatal hypoglycaemia

 

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The following are associated with neonatal hypoglycaemia,

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Causes of neonatal hypoglycaemia can be classified as follows:
1. Hyperinsulinism (maternal diabetes - islet cell hyperplasia - Beckwith-Wiedemann
syndrome Nesidioblastosis - islet cell adenoma).
2. Decreased production (prematurity - ntrauterine growth retardation - glycogen
storage disease glactosaemia).
3. Increased utilization (hypothermia – polycythaemia – asphyxia – sepsis).
4. Inborn errors (maple syrup urine disease (MSUD), - proprionic acidaemia, -
tyrosinaemia).
5. Endocrine causes (panhypopituitarism, - adrenal insufficiency).
6. Miscellaneous (maternal drugs (beta agonists/blockers, thiazides), - post-exchange
transfusion


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