Hypoglycemic Plant Poisoning Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 18, 2019
  • Author: Nathan Reisman, MD; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered in the differential diagnosis include the following:

  • Fatty liver of pregnancy

  • Glycogen storage diseases types 0-VII

  • Hyperinsulinemia

  • Long-term valproic acid use

  • Long-term nucleoside analog (eg, didanosine [DDL], zidovudine [AZT]) use

  • Ingestion of outdated tetracycline

  • Ingestion of oral hypoglycemics (sulfonylureas) (eg, metformin, phenformin, chlorpropamide)

  • Quinine ingestion

  • Disopyramide ingestion

  • Pentamidine ingestion

  • Seizures

  • Streptozotocin exposure

  • Vacor exposure

  • Herbal product and tea consumption (eg, pennyroyal oil, margosa oil, comfrey, chaparral, germander, groundsel or senecio, Jin Bu Huan, and Syo-saiko-to)

Differential Diagnoses