What is the incidence of insulin-producing tumors causing hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)?

Updated: Jul 23, 2020
  • Author: Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Answer

Insulin-producing tumors are a rare but important treatable cause of hypoglycemia, with an annual US incidence of 1-2 cases per million persons per year.


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