A rare but rapid insulin autoimmune syndrome induced by methimazole in a young adult female
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: CHENG, Wei-Ren (Taoyuan county, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Chen, Chi-Hua (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan county, China Taiwan)
Deng, Shin-Tarng (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan county, China Taiwan)
Insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS) is a rare condition characterized by fasting hypoglycemia, high level of total serum immunoreative insulin in individuals not previously treated with exogenous insulin, and presence of autoantibodies to native human insulin in serum. Patients with Grave's disease develop IAS when treating with methimazole (MTZ) if .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.