Vol 58, No 1 (2007)
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Published online: 2007-01-31

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Insulinoma - diagnosis and treatment

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

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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