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Vol 72, No 6 (2021)
Clinical vignette
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Accepted: 2021-08-10
Published online: 2021-08-18
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Liver dysfunction and hypoglycaemia as presentations of hypopituitarism in a child

Sara Fonseca12, Tiago Magalhães12, Beatriz Teixeira34, Lurdes Lisboa5, Esmeralda Rodrigues6, Eunice Trindade7, Sofia Ferreira8, Carla Costa8, Cíntia Castro-Correia28
DOI: 10.5603/EP.a2021.0079
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Pubmed: 34647612
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Endokrynologia Polska 2021;72(6):672-673.
Affiliations
  1. Pediatrics Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal
  2. Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
  3. Pediatrics Department, Centro Materno Infantil do Norte, Porto, Portugal
  4. Pediatrics Department, Centro Hospitalar De Trás-Os-Montes E Alto Douro, Portugal, Portugal
  5. Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, São João University Hospital Centre, Porto, Portugal, Portugal
  6. Reference Centre for Inborn Errors of Metabolism of São João University Hospital Centre, Porto, Portugal
  7. Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit, Paediatrics Department, São João University Hospital Centre, Porto, Portugal
  8. Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Paediatrics Department, São João University Hospital Centre, Porto, Portugal

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Vol 72, No 6 (2021)
Clinical Vignette
Submitted: 2021-07-10
Accepted: 2021-08-10
Published online: 2021-08-18

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Keywords

child; cholestatic jaundice; hypoglycaemia; hypopituitarism; liver dysfunction

About this article
Title

Liver dysfunction and hypoglycaemia as presentations of hypopituitarism in a child

Journal

Endokrynologia Polska

Issue

Vol 72, No 6 (2021)

Article type

Clinical vignette

Pages

672-673

Published online

2021-08-18

DOI

10.5603/EP.a2021.0079

Pubmed

34647612

Bibliographic record

Endokrynologia Polska 2021;72(6):672-673.

Keywords

child
cholestatic jaundice
hypoglycaemia
hypopituitarism
liver dysfunction

Authors

Sara Fonseca
Tiago Magalhães
Beatriz Teixeira
Lurdes Lisboa
Esmeralda Rodrigues
Eunice Trindade
Sofia Ferreira
Carla Costa
Cíntia Castro-Correia

References (5)
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  2. Braslavsky D, Keselman A, Chiesa A, et al. Diagnóstico de endocrinopatía congénita en neonatos con ictericia prolongada e hipoglucemia. An Pediatría. 2012; 76(3): 120–126.
  3. Karnsakul W, Sawathiparnich P, Nimkarn S, et al. Anterior pituitary hormone effects on hepatic functions in infants with congenital hypopituitarism. Ann Hepatol. 2007; 6(2): 97–103.
  4. Binder G, Martin DD, Kanther I, et al. The course of neonatal cholestasis in congenital combined pituitary hormone deficiency. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2007; 20(6): 695–702.
  5. Geffner ME. Hypopituitarism in childhood. Cancer Control. 2002; 9(3): 212–222.

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