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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 12-14

Insulin autoimmune syndrome (Hirata Disease): Case report in a saudi female patient with graves' disease and literature review


Department of Internal Medicine, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mohammed Zayed Almutairi
Department of Internal Medicine, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/jdep.jdep_17_19

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Uncommon scenario of spontaneous hypoglycemia after starting carbimazole due to insulin autoimmune syndrome, characterized by high levels of insulinemia and circulating autoantibodies to insulin without prior insulin administration. So far, in Western countries, <70 cases have been published. In addition, more than 380 cases of this syndrome have been reported.


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