PP-oma

PP-oma

A pancreatic polypeptide-producing islet cell tumor–40% are malignant–and characterized by hypercalcemia, hyperglycemia, hypomagnesemia, muscle weakness. Cf Gastrinoma, Islet cell tumors, Pancreatic endocrine tumors, WDHA syndrome, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
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