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Vol 58, No 1 (2007)
Postgraduate education
Published online: 2007-01-31
Submitted: 2013-02-15
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Insulinoma - diagnosis and treatment

Bogdan Marek, Dariusz Kajdaniuk, Beata Kos-Kudła, Wanda Foltyn, Halina Borgiel-Marek, Violetta Matyja, Dorota Pakuła
Endokrynologia Polska 2007;58(1):58-63.

open access

Vol 58, No 1 (2007)
Postgraduate education
Published online: 2007-01-31
Submitted: 2013-02-15

Abstract

Insulinomas are the most common functioning endocrine tumors of pancreas. Approximately 10% are multiple, less than 10% can be malignant and 5-10% associated with the MEN-1 syndrome. Insulinomas are the most common cause of hypoglycemia resulting from endogenous hyperinsulinism. The aim of this lecture is to present the up-to-date information concerning the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of insulinoma.

Abstract

Insulinomas are the most common functioning endocrine tumors of pancreas. Approximately 10% are multiple, less than 10% can be malignant and 5-10% associated with the MEN-1 syndrome. Insulinomas are the most common cause of hypoglycemia resulting from endogenous hyperinsulinism. The aim of this lecture is to present the up-to-date information concerning the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of insulinoma.
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Keywords

insulinoma; tumors of pancreas; MEN1

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Title

Insulinoma - diagnosis and treatment

Journal

Endokrynologia Polska

Issue

Vol 58, No 1 (2007)

Pages

58-63

Published online

2007-01-31

Bibliographic record

Endokrynologia Polska 2007;58(1):58-63.

Keywords

insulinoma
tumors of pancreas
MEN1

Authors

Bogdan Marek
Dariusz Kajdaniuk
Beata Kos-Kudła
Wanda Foltyn
Halina Borgiel-Marek
Violetta Matyja
Dorota Pakuła

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