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Hypoglycemia is a important feature of which of the following condition? (NEET 2013)



A Hypoparathyroid
B Addison disease

C Pheochromocytoma
D All of the above

Ans. B

Addison disease

Other causes of diabetes mellitus

1). Drug induced: steroids, thiazides Q, nicotinic acid Q , phenytoin Q, alpha IF Q, Protease inhibitor Q , beta agonist Q, clozapineQ. (Ref. Hari -18th ed. Pg-2969, table 344.1)

2). Pancreatic: pancreatitis Q; surgery (where >90% pancreas is removed); trauma: pancreatic destruction (hemochromatosis Q, cystic fibrosis) Q; pancreatic cancer . Fibrocalculous pancreatopathy/ Tropical calcific pancreatitis/Malnutrition related DM.

3). Endocrine: Cushing's disease; acromegaly; pheochromocytoma; hyperthyroidism . Q Glucagonoma, Somatostatinoma (Note = In Addison disease, hypoglycemia occurs)

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