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Hyperinsulinism MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hyperinsulinism
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.394.968
Unique ID
D006946
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006946
Scope Note
A syndrome with excessively high INSULIN levels in the BLOOD. It may cause HYPOGLYCEMIA. Etiology of hyperinsulinism varies, including hypersecretion of a beta cell tumor (INSULINOMA); autoantibodies against insulin (INSULIN ANTIBODIES); defective insulin receptor (INSULIN RESISTANCE); or overuse of exogenous insulin or HYPOGLYCEMIC AGENTS.
Entry Term(s)
Compensatory Hyperinsulinemia
Endogenous Hyperinsulinism
Exogenous Hyperinsulinism
Hyperinsulinemia
NLM Classification #
WK 880
See Also
Insulin
Public MeSH Note
1963; for HYPERINSULINEMIA see HYPERINSULINEMIA 1997-2003
History Note
1963
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/28
Hyperinsulinism Preferred
Exogenous Hyperinsulinism Narrower
Compensatory Hyperinsulinemia Narrower
Endogenous Hyperinsulinism Narrower
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