Medical Case Studies

  • Abbreviation: Med. Case Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6532
  • DOI: 10.5897/MCS
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 42

Case Report

Corticotrophin deficiency in end-stage renal failure led to recurrent hypoglycemia: A case report

Benjamin Wagner*
  • Benjamin Wagner*
  • Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology, University Hospital of Marburg, Germany.
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Peter H. Kann
  • Peter H. Kann
  • Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology, University Hospital of Marburg, Germany.
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  •  Received: 28 May 2015
  •  Accepted: 08 July 2015
  •  Published: 31 July 2015

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