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What is Vipoma?

What is Vipoma?

  • 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.
  • 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

Vipoma: Introduction

Types of Vipoma:

Broader types of Vipoma:

How serious is Vipoma?

Complications of Vipoma: see complications of Vipoma

What causes Vipoma?

Causes of Vipoma: see causes of Vipoma

What are the symptoms of Vipoma?

Symptoms of Vipoma: see symptoms of Vipoma

Complications of Vipoma: see complications of Vipoma

Can anyone else get Vipoma?

More information: see contagiousness of Vipoma
Inheritance: see inheritance of Vipoma

Vipoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Vipoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Vipoma.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Vipoma: see treatments for Vipoma
Research for Vipoma: see research for Vipoma

Name and Aliases of Vipoma

Main name of condition: Vipoma

Other names or spellings for Vipoma:

Vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) from the tumor, pancreatic cholera (Vipoma)

Pancreatic cholera syndrome, Verner-Morrison syndrome, WDHA syndrome, Watery diarrhea with hypokalemic alkalosis Source - Diseases Database

Vipoma: Related Conditions

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