Introduction: Insulinomas are pancreatic endocrine neoplasms with a low incidence between 1-4 cases per million per year. Case description: A female 49 years-old with neurological and psychiatric symptoms were treated for two years as a psychiatric patient. Presented a glucose value, which reflects hypoglycemia. The patient was operated with resolution of symptoms. Conclusion: Assess all patients with psychiatric symptoms and perform a complete medical history and laboratory findings, being the most opportune glucose. Key words: Insulinoma; hypoglycemia; psychiatry.
Sociedad de Neurología, Psiquiatría y Neurocirugía
Revista chilena de neuro-psiquiatría v.51 n.2 2013
Síntomas psiquiátricos e insulinoma: reporte de caso