Mauriac syndrome


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Mau·ri·ac syn·drome

(mō-rē-ahk'),
dwarfism with obesity and hepatosplenomegaly in children with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.
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Mau·ri·ac syn·drome

(mō'rē-ahk' sin'drōm)
Dwarfism with obesity and hepatosplenomegaly in children with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.
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Mauriac,

Charles Marie Tamarelle, French physician, 1832-1905.
Mauriac syndrome - tertiary syphilis manifestation. Synonym(s): erythema nodosum syphiliticum

Mauriac,

Leonard Pierre, French physician, 1882–.
Mauriac syndrome - complications of juvenile-onset diabetes mellitus. Synonym(s): Pierre Mauriac syndrome
Pierre Mauriac syndrome - Synonym(s): Mauriac syndrome
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References in periodicals archive ?
In differential diagnosis of Mauriac syndrome, congenital glycogenoses should also be considered.
Mauriac Syndrome is one of the "quite often heard, but nowadays rarely seen" complications of Type 1 diabetes.
While insufficient insulin use is the commonest cause of this syndrome, a variant of Mauriac Syndrome secondary to supra-physiological insulin doses, especially with rapid acting analogues has also been reported.
Some variants of Mauriac Syndrome can present with obesity and in these children, weight age, Waist Height Ratio and Waist Hip Ratio might be elevated; but usually all these parameters are low in a typical case of Mauriac Syndrome.