Mauriac syndrome


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Mauriac syndrome

[′mȯ·rē·ak ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A complex of symptoms associated with diabetes mellitus in children including retarded growth, obesity, and enlargement of the liver, probably related to inadequate control of the condition.
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Mauriac Syndrome is a well-known but nowadays uncommon condition that presents with growth retardation secondary to poor glycaemic control.
Mauriac Syndrome is one of the "quite often heard, but nowadays rarely seen" complications of Type 1 diabetes.
While insufficient insulin use is the commonest cause of this syndrome, a variant of Mauriac Syndrome secondary to supra-physiological insulin doses, especially with rapid acting analogues has also been reported.