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Neurologic sequelae of low serum glucose levels, including seizures and coma.
[neuro- + glycopenia]
neuroglycopenia/neu·ro·gly·co·pe·nia/ (noor″o-gli″ko-pe´ne-ah) chronic hypoglycemia of a degree sufficient to impair brain function, resulting in personality changes and intellectual deterioration.
Hypoglycemia of sufficient duration and degree to interfere with normal brain metabolism. Patients with an insulinoma or hypoglycemia due to an insulin overdose may have this condition, which produces confusion, agitation, coma, or brain damage. Synonym: glucopenic brain injury