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The Endocrine System

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All statements are true about Nesidioblastosis except? (AIIMS Nov 2013)



A Hypoglycemic episodes are seen

B Occurs more commonly in adults than in children

C Histopathology shows hyperplasia of Islet cells

D Diazoxide is used in treatment

Ans. B More common in adults than in children

Congenital hyperinsulinism was formerly termed as Nesidioblastosis

It is also know as diffuse lslet cell hyperplasia

It can occur in adults also but more commonly seen in neonates and children

Hypoglycemic episodes occur due hyperinsulinemia.

Medical management includes frequent feedings, Diazoxide and Somatostatin.

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