leprechaun

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Related to leprechaunism: Prader Willi syndrome

leprechaun

(lĕp`rəkŏn), Irish fairy represented as a tiny old man. Leprechauns are mischievous and elusive creatures, said to possess buried crocks of gold, the location of which they will reveal if forced.

leprechaun

small supernatural creature associated with shoemaking and hidden treasure. [Irish Folklore: Benét, 579]
See: Fairy

leprechaun

(in Irish folklore) a mischievous elf, often believed to have a treasure hoard
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Classic Case Report of Donohue Syndrome (Leprechaunism; OMIM *246200): The Impact of Consanguineous Mating.
Creatinine level greater than 2.5 mg indicates stage 3 or more advance CKD eGFR 34.4 ml/L.Diagnosed or suspected endocrine diseases like Cushing syndrome Leprechaunism Lipodystrophic states Wermer syndrome and RabsonMendenhall syndrome as they are associated with insulin resistance.Pregnant or breast feeding female.The data collection sheet included age gender weight BMI HbA1c FBS RBS frequency of hypoglycaemic and hyperglycaemic events and duration of hospitalization and type of insulin regimen that is used.
Such extreme insulin resistance is seen in patients with Donohue syndrome (or leprechaunism [104, 105]) and Rabson-Mendenhall syndrome [14].
If you diagnose acanthosis nigricans, screen the patient for associated conditions such as Cushing's syndrome; hypothyroidism; coexisting syndromes (including Prader-Willi, BardetBiedl, and leprechaunism); lipodystrophy; or psychiatric disorders including depression or eating disorders.