We report the case of a 24 years old, nineteen weeks pregnant that develops pictures of severe hypoglycemia as first manifestation of primary hepatocarcinoma by hepatitis B. The great increase of the alpha fetoprotein was diagnostic. We reviewed the Literature and comment the hypoglycemic effect as a paraneoplasic manifestation by the increase of the growth-factor similar to insulin II of tumor origin, with low insulin levels.
|Translated title of the contribution||Severe hypoglycemia as first manifestation hepatocarcinoma in pregnancy: case report|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Revista de gastroenterología del Perú : órgano oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú|
|State||Published - 2005|