Insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS) or Hirata disease, a rare cause of hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia first described by Hirata et al.
Insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS or Hirata disease) is a rare cause of hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia.
Because of the typical postprandial hypoglycemia and very high insulin level without signs of insulin resistance, insulin autoimmune syndrome was suspected in our patient.
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Autoimmune hypoglycemia, also called insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS), wasfirst reported by Hirata and Ishizu[sup] in 1972 in Japan.
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