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Hyperinsulinism May Be Underreported in Hypoglycemic Patients with Phosphomannomutase 2 Deficiency

Phosphomannomutase 2 deficiency (PMM2-CDG) is a disorder of protein N-glycosylation with a wide clinical spectrum. Hypoglycemia is rarely reported in PMM2-CDG. In this study, we evaluated cause, treatment options and outcomes in cases with hypoglycemia in the course of PMM2-CDG. […] The main cause of hypoglycemia in PMM2-CDG appears to be hyperinsulinism. Although insulin levels at the time of hypoglycemia may not be very high, hypoglycemia in patients with PMM2 responds well to diazoxide.