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Pancreatic endocrine disorders and multiple endocrine neoplasia 

Pancreatic endocrine disorders and multiple endocrine neoplasia
Pancreatic endocrine disorders and multiple endocrine neoplasia

N.M. Martin

and S.R. Bloom



This chapter was reviewed in December 2014 and minor changes made.

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date: 01 December 2021

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (islet cell tumours) are rare and usually sporadic, but they may be associated with complex familial endocrine cancer syndromes. Recognized types of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours are those that are nonfunctioning (often advanced at diagnosis due to the absence of symptoms attributable to hormone hypersecretion), insulinoma (the most frequent type, see ...

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