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Table 1 Previously published case reports of insulinoma in children (1960 - present)

From: Insulinoma masquerading as a loss of consciousness in a teenage girl: case report and literature review

Author No. of cases Age –years (Diagnosis/surgery) Gender Symptoms Symptom duration (months) Imaging/Tumor size(cms)
Present case 1 15 F Loss of consciousness, vague fatigue, excessive sleepiness, jitteriness, tremors and sweating 2–3 MRI/1.5
Cameroglu et al. (2016) [9] 1 16 M Shakiness, dizziness, disorientation, and unsteadiness 4 MRI/9.6
Halpin et al. (2016) [10] 1 15 F Fatigue, confusion, poor concentration, irritability and “staring off” 8 MRI/1.3
Mirion et al. (2016) [11] 1 11 M Diffuse abdominal pain, cold sweats, confusion, tremor, paresthesias 5 MRI/1.0
Bhatti et al. (2016) [12] 12 4–16 M (7)
F (5)
NA 4–108 NA/0.7–2.0
Jung et al. (2015) [13] 1 11 F Seizures, palpitations, sweating 5 MRI/3.0
Padidela et al. (2014) [14] 9 3–15 M(4)
F (5)
Seizures (3) 1–24 MRI (7)
CT (2)/0.8–2.0
Ahmed et al. (2014) [15] 1 10 M Episodic tremulousness, diaphoresis, increased hunger, confusion and fainting 1 CT/1.7
Jyotsna et al. (2014) [16] 1 14 M Loss of consciousness, seizures 24 MRI/1.8
Peranteau et al. (2013) [17] 8 4–26 M (6)
F (2)
NA 1–84 MRI (3)
CT (2) 18FDOPA PET (3)/0.7–1.8
Kao et al. (2013) [18] 1 9 F Seizures, early morning behavioral changes 4 CT/1.4
Horvath et al. (2013) [19] 1 16 M Seizures, unusual mental behavior 6 CT/1.6
Ide et al. (2012) [20] 1 13 M Seizures Unknown CT/1.9
Blasetti et al. (2011) [21] 1 17 F Seizures 9 CT/1.5
Janem et al. (2010) [22] 1 12 M Abdominal pain, generalized weakness, sweating and drowsiness 4 MRI/NA
Ozen et al. (2009) [23] 1 16 M Seizures, syncope, fatigue, weakness and somnolence 12 CT/0.8
Strong et al. (2007) [24] 1 13 M Seizures 1 MRI/1.8
Jaladayan et al. (2007) [25] 1 13 F Seizures, confusion, unresponsiveness, psychomotor slowing 6 MRI/2.5-first tumor – 0.7-0.9- second tumor
Jaksic et al. (1992) [26] 2 8 M (1)
F (1)
NA NA A/1
Service et al. (1991) [8] 13 NA NA NA NA NA/NA
Grosfeld et al. (1990) [27] 5 NA NA Seizures (1) NA CT (3)
U/S (1)/NA
Wolfsdorf et al. (1979) [28] 1 8 F Loss of consciousness, lethargy 0.5 NA/1.1
Mann et al. (1969) [29] 5 3 days- 14 yrs M (2)
F (3)
Seizures, diplopia, fatigue, loss of consciousness, hunger, inability to concentrate, sweating, clumsiness, drowsiness, weakness, incoordination of legs, slurred speech and hallucinations 0.8–24 NA/1–1.1
Boley et al. (1960) [30] 2 6 months;
10 months
M (1)
F (1)
Seizures 3–6 NA/NA
  1. NA Not Available, F Female, M Male