Somatostatinoma is a tumor of the delta cells of the endocrine pancreas that produces somatostatin. It is associated with diabetes mellitus and abnormal glucose tolerance. Triad of : Mild diabetes mellitus, steatorrhoea, gall stones. also associated with hypochlorhydria. Commonly found in head of p...
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A rare type of cancer of the pancreas which produces too much of a hormone called somatostatin causing diarrhoea and stomach ulcers.
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A rare somatostatin-secreting tumour of pancreatic delta cells associated with diabetes mellitus or abnormal glucose tolerance. It is also found in the intestine. Of the reported primary tumours, 60% were found in the pancreas and 40% in the duodenum or jejunum. most patients were between 40 and 60 ...
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(som″ә-to-stat″ĭ-no´mә) a rare type of tumor that secretes somatostatin, usually an islet cell tumor of the head of the pancreas, associated with diabetes mellitus and gallbladder disease.
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(from the article `endocrine system, human`) ...cause a decrease in somatostatin levels in brain tissue, although it is not clear what role this plays in the course of the disease. In the late ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sō′mă-tō-stat′i-nō′mă Definitions: 1. A somatostatin-secreting tumor of the pancreatic islets.
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