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ea0026p623 | Clinical case reports | ECE2011

IGF2 producing prostate tumour causing severe hypoglycaemia: case report

Barta Gy , Vadasz J , Krasznai G , Zalatnai A , Fink L

Introduction: The IGF1 and 2 are polypeptides that share structural similarities to insulin and affect carbohydrate metabolism mainly by activating the IGF1 receptor. We report a patient presenting with prostate tumour and severe hypoglycaemia.Case presentation: An 82-year-old male presented with frequent seizures and severe hypoglycaemia. Four year prior to the current presentation the patient had been diagnosed with prostate carcinoma, however, he refu...