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ea0020p324 | Clinical case reports and clinical reports | ECE2009

Insulin autoimmune syndrome in a patient with type 2 diabetes: a case report

Duarte Leone , Silva-Nunes Jose , Peerally Zulmira , Gomes Lurdes , Rogado Maria-Cristina , Lopes Ana-Filipa , Raposo Joao-Filipe , Malheiro Fernando

Introduction: Insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS) is a clinical condition characterized by the presence of autoantibodies to insulin or insulin receptors in patients not previously treated with insulin. This syndrome has been reported mainly in Asia, and it is a rare cause of hypoglycemia in Caucasians. So far there are no reports of IAS in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus never treated with insulin.Case report: The authors describe a 59-year-old Cau...