A rare type of endocrine tumour of the pancreas, which secretes (makes and releases) abnormal amounts of a hormone called glucagon.
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Glucagon-secreting tumour of the pancreatic alpha cells characterised by a distinctive rash, weight loss, stomatitis, glossitis, diabetes, hypoaminoacidemia, and normochromic normocytic anaemia. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(gloo″kә-gon-o´mә) a type of islet cell tumor of the alpha cells that secretes glucagon.
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(from the article `endocrine system, human`) ...may also originate in the stomach and duodenum. Gastrinomas are associated with MEN1 in some patients. A very rare type of tumour of the endocrine ...
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A glucagonoma is a rare tumor of the alpha cells of the pancreas that results in up to a 1000-fold overproduction of the hormone glucagon. Alpha cell tumors are commonly associated with glucagonoma syndrome, though similar symptoms are present in cases of pseudoglucagonoma syndrome in the absence o...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: glu′kă-gon-ō′mă Definitions: 1. A glucagon-secreting tumor, usually derived from pancreatic islet cells.
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A rare pancreatic tumor that produces a hormone called glucagon. Glucagonomas can produce symptoms similar to diabetes.
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