necrolytic migratory erythema or intertriginous and periorofacial dermatitis, stomatitis, anemia, weight loss, and hyperglycemia resulting from glucagon-secreting pancreatic islet cell tumors.
Etymology: Gk, glykys + agaein + oma, tumor
a disease associated with a glucagon-secreting tumor of the islet cells of the pancreas. It is characterized by hyperglycemia, stomatitis, glossitis, anemia, weight loss, and a characteristic rash. Treatment is surgical removal of the tumor.
glucagonoma syndromeA symptom complex associated with glucagonoma, a tumor of post-menopausal ♀ who often have DM, blistering dermatitis–necrolytic migratory erythema, epidermal necrosis, subcorneal pustules, suppurative folliculitis, confluent parakeratosis, epidermal hyperplasia, and prominent papillary dermal hyperplasia, weight loss, normochromic anemia, ileus, constipation or diarrhea, glossitis, angular cheilitis, venous thrombosis, hypoproteinemia, neuropsychiatric changes
glu·ca·gon·o·ma syn·drome(glūkă-gon-ōmă sindrōm)
Necrolytic migratory erythema or intertriginous and periorofacial dermatitis, due to glucagon-secreting pancreatic islet cell tumors.