Anorexia nervosa, diabetes mellitus, brain atrophy, and fatty liver

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Abstract

An increased number of diabetes mellitus cases followed by the development of anorexia nervosa have been reported. In this report, the opposite has been observed in the case of a patient with anorexia nervosa who later developed insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, associated with brain atrophy and fatty liver. The patient was treated with insulin, amitriptylene, and behavior modification. Significant improvement was noted on this regimen. © 2001 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 350–353, 2001.

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