The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 69, Issue 3, pp 271–272 | Cite as

Persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancysuccessful therapy with nifedipine

  • Preeti Shanbag
  • Ashish Pathak
  • Mamta Vaidya
  • Sukhbir Kaur Shahid
Clinical Brief

Abstract

Recent studies have demonstrated a role for calcium channel blocking agents in the treatment of persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy. We report a 30 day old infant with PHHI whom we successfully treated with oral nifedipine alone.

Key words

Persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy therapy with nifedipine 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Preeti Shanbag
    • 1
  • Ashish Pathak
    • 1
  • Mamta Vaidya
    • 1
  • Sukhbir Kaur Shahid
    • 1
  1. 1.Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)Lokmanya Ttlak Municipal Medical College & General HospitalSion, MumbaiIndia

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