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Postpartum hypoglykæmi hos et barn af far med HNF4A-diabetes


Bo Schneider Vohra Thomsen1, Jeannet Lauenborg2, 3 & Marie Søgaard4

1) Medicinsk Afdeling, Sjællands Universitetshospital Køge, 2) Afdeling for Kvindesygdomme, Graviditet, Fødsel og Barsel, Nykøbing Falster Sygehus, 3) Børneafdelingen, Nykøbing Falster Sygehus, 4) Afdelingen for Kvindesygdomme, Graviditet og Fødsler, Herlev Hospital

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V04200203

UgeskrLæger 2020;182:V04200203
Post-partum hypoglycaemia in a child to a father with HNF4A diabetes

Bo Schneider Vohra Thomsen, Jeannet Lauenborg & Marie Søgaard

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V04200203

Untreated hypoglycaemia in newborns may result in permanent cognitive damage, why early diagnosis and treatment is important. This case report describes a newborn girl, who developed hypoglycaemia, when she was two hours old despite early feeding. The father of the child had maturity-onset diabetes of the young Type 1, which is caused by an autosomal dominant inherited mutation in the HNF4A gene. Due to this, early blood glucose measurements were performed. The child was treated with extra feeding and recovered without any consequences. A later gene test showed, that the child was carrier of the mutation.

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