Orphanet: Hypoinsulinemic hypoglycemia and body hemihypertrophy

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Hypoinsulinemic hypoglycemia and body hemihypertrophy

Disease definition

Hypoinsulinemic hypoglycemia and body hemihypertrophy is a rare, genetic, endocrine disease characterized by neonatal macrosomia, asymmetrical overgrowth (typically manifesting as left-sided hemihypertrophy) and recurrent, severe hypoinsulinemic (or hypoketotic hypo-fatty-acidemic) hypoglycemia in infancy, which results in episodes of reduced consciousness and seizures.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: 240900
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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