Long-term follow-up of insulin autoimmune syndrome in an elderly patient

Hiroshi Yoshino, Kyoko Kawakami, Kenji Kohriyama, Gen Yoshino, Shinji Matsunaga, Hajime Takechi

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An 84-year-old man was admitted to our hospital. His blood glucose level was 20 mg/dL. Since laboratory tests showed high titers of insulin antibodies, insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS) was diagnosed. In order to avoid hypoglycemia, steroids can be effective in the long-term management of IAS in elderly patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2941-2944
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 12-2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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