Glucagonoma

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Glucagonoma

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The terms "Glucagonoma" returned 49 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pancreatic glucagonoma metastasising to the right ovary five years after initial surgery: a case report.
 

Author(s): David Graham Watt, Sanjay Pandanaboyana, Charles Simon Herrington, Iain S Tait

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Glucagonomas of the pancreas are neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) that arise from well-differentiated neuroendocrine cells within the pancreatic islets. They are considered to be aggressive NETs and often have metastases at initial presentation. In contrast localised glucagonoma without ...

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2013

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[Diagnosis and treatment of glucagonoma: report of one case].
 

Author(s): Hong Cheng, Maoshan Chen, Guanglun Yang

Journal: Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2013 Apr;33(4):618-insidebackcover.

 

glucagonoma is a rare islet alpha-cell tumor. We report a case of glucagonoma in a 55-year-old male patient with such clinical findings of necrolytic migratory erythema, diabetes mellitus, body weight loss, and anemia. CT examination found a space-occupying lesion in the pancreas, ...

Last Updated: 6 May 2013

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Functioning glucagonoma associated with primary hyperparathyroidism: multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 or incidental association?
 

Author(s): Enrico Erdas, Nicola Aste, Luca Pilloni, Angelo Nicolosi, Sergio Licheri, Antonello Cappai, Marco Mastinu, Filomena Cetani, Elena Pardi, Stefano Mariotti, Mariano Pomata

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Diagnosis of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is commonly based on clinical criteria, and confirmed by genetic testing. In patients without known MEN1-related germline mutations, the possibility of a casual association between two or more endocrine tumors cannot be excluded ...

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2013

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The terms "Glucagonoma" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The glucagonoma syndrome and necrolytic migratory erythema: a clinical review.
 

Author(s): Andre P van Beek, Ellen R M de Haas, Willem A van Vloten, Cees J M Lips, Janine F M Roijers, Marijke R Canninga-van Dijk

Journal: Eur. J. Endocrinol.. 2004 Nov;151(5):531-7.

 

The glucagonoma syndrome is a rare disease in which a typical skin disorder, necrolytic migratory erythema, is often one of the first presenting symptoms. Weight loss and diabetes mellitus are two other prevalent characteristics of this syndrome. Necrolytic migratory erythema belongs ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2004

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Clinical experience in diagnosis and treatment of glucagonoma syndrome.
 

Author(s): Min Zhang, Xiao Xu, Yan Shen, Zhen-Hua Hu, Li-Ming Wu, Shu-Sen Zheng

Journal: HBPD INT. 2004 Aug;3(3):473-5.

 

Pancreatic endocrine tumors are uncommon neoplasms and can lead to systemic disorder including glucagonoma syndrome, a very rare prototypical paraneoplastic phenomenon. The aim of this study was to assess the diagnosis and surgical strategy for the treatment of glucagonoma syndrome.

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2004

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Glucagonoma associated with calculous pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): C Mao, P M Pour, J M Howard

Journal: HPB Surg. 1996 ;9(2):77-81.

 

A Patient with a glucagonoma associated with calculous pancreatitis is reported. The authors know of only one other such patient. Because the calculous pancreatitis developed both upstream and downstream from the tumor, it cannot be attributed to obstruction of the pancreatic duct ...

Last Updated: 27 Jan 1997

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Everolimus in Patients With Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Metastatic to the Liver Previously Treated With Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastrinoma; Glucagonoma; Insulinoma; Liver Metastases; Pancreatic Polypeptide Tumor; Recurrent Islet Cell Carcinoma; Somatostatinoma

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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Capecitabine, Temozolomide and Bevacizumab for Metastatic or Unresectable Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastrinoma; Glucagonoma; Insulinoma; Pancreatic Polypeptide Tumor; Recurrent Islet Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Pancreatic Cancer; Somatostatinoma; Stage III Pancreatic Cancer; Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer

 

Last Updated: 5 Aug 2014

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Dovitinib Lactate in Treating Patients With Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastrinoma; Glucagonoma; Insulinoma; Pancreatic Polypeptide Tumor; Recurrent Islet Cell Carcinoma; Somatostatinoma

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2014

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