glucagonoma


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Related to glucagonoma: glucagonoma syndrome
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glu·ca·gon·o·ma

n. glucagonoma, tumor que secreta glucagón.

glucagonoma

n glucagonoma m
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Case 1, intrapancreatic accessory spleen; Case 2, pancreatic glucagonoma
Distinctive dermatosis of the glucagonoma syndrome.
Necrolytic migratory erythema with myelodysplastic syndrome without glucagonoma.
Glucagonoma are rare slow-growing tumours of the pancreatic alpha cells that cause hypersecretion of glucagon with an incidence estimated to be one in 20 million people per annum.
We describe an unusual case of a patient with glucagonoma who presented with a pathologic vertebral fracture.
The following types of hormone tumors were identified by these methods: papillary, follicular, and medullary carcinomas of the thyroid, gastrinoma, insulinoma, glucagonoma, merkel cell tumor, several carcinoids, small cell anaplastic carcinoma, prolactinoma, and growth hormone tumors.
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors Tumor Prevalence Malignancy Rate amongst PETs Insulinoma 40% 10% Gastrinoma 20% 60% Non-Functioning 35% 85% Glucagonoma Rare 80% VIPoma Rare 70% Somatistatinoma Rare 70% Tumor Clinical Symptoms, Features Insulinoma Hypoglycemia, elevated serum C-peptide Gastrinoma Gastric hypersecretion leading to post/bulbar ulcers and diarrhea.
Cystic glucagonoma with loss of heterozygosity on chromosome 11 in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.
Endocrinopathies including acromegaly, Cushing's syndrome, glucagonoma, pheochromocytoma, hyperthyroidism, somatostatinoma, and aldosteronoma;