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Vipoma: Introduction

Vipoma: A rare disorder caused by an increase in secretion of vasoactive intestinal peptide by the pancreas. The syndrome is often caused by an islet-cell tumor (except for beta cells) in the pancreas. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Vipoma is available below.

Symptoms of Vipoma

Treatments for Vipoma

  • Medical stabilization of specific symptoms of hormone oversectretion eg hypoglycaemia, diarrhea
  • Somatastatin analogs - for management of symptoms of all pancreatic endocrine tumors apart from somatastatinoma
  • Surgical resection of tumor
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Vipoma

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Vipoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Vipoma:

An often clinically aggressive endocrine neoplasm located in the pancreas or small intestine. It is composed of cells containing vasoactive intestinal peptide. It may cause intractable diarrhea and metabolic disturbances. --2003 - (Source - Diseases Database)


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