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Ewha Med J. 2016 Oct;39(4):122-124. English. Case Report.
Han JS , Moon HJ , Kim JS , Kim HI , Kim CH , Kim MJ .
Department of Internal Medicine, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

Insulin autoimmune syndrome, a rare cause of endogenous hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, is characterized by insulin autoantibody, hyperinsulinemia and fasting hypoglycemia. It is well known that drugs containing a sulfhydryl group such as methimazole or α-mercaptopropionyl glycine can induce insulin autoimmune syndrome. However, insulin autoimmune syndrome caused by anti-tuberculosis treatment is very rare. We report a case of insulin autoimmune syndrome after anti-tuberculosis treatment with a review of the relevant literature.

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