Verner-Morrison syndrome

Ver·ner-Mor·ri·son syn·drome

(ver'nĕr mor'i-sŏn),
watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and achlorhydria associated with secretion of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide by a pancreatic islet-cell tumor in the absence of gastric hypersecretion.
Synonym(s): WDHA syndrome

Ver·ner-Mor·ri·son syn·drome

(ver'nĕr mor'i-sŏn),
watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and achlorhydria associated with secretion of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide by a pancreatic islet-cell tumor in the absence of gastric hypersecretion.
Synonym(s): WDHA syndrome

Verner-Morrison syndrome

a rare syndrome of profuse watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and achlorhydria, usually associated with excess levels of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide resulting from a tumor (VIPoma) in the pancreas. Also called pancreatic diarrhea.
Any of a number of clinical conditions characterised by watery diarrhoea, decreased K+, hypotension and dehydration caused by neuroendocrine tumours of the pancreas, most commonly VIPoma

Morrison,

Ashton B., Irish pathologist in the U.S., 1922–.
Verner-Morrison syndrome - see under Verner

Verner,

John, U.S. internist, 1927–.
Verner-Morrison syndrome - watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and achlorhydria associated with secretion of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide by a pancreatic islet-cell tumor in the absence of gastric hypersecretion. Synonym(s): water diarrhea, hypokalemia, and achlorhydria (WDHA) syndrome