VIPoma


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VIPoma

 
an endocrine tumor, usually a type of islet cell tumor, that produces excessive amounts of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide, producing severe diarrhea, hypokalemia, and hypochlorhydria, leading to renal failure that can be fatal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

VI·Po·ma

(vi-pō'mă),
An endocrine tumor, usually originating in the pancreas, which produces a vasoactive intestinal polypeptide believed to cause profound cardiovascular and electrolyte changes with vasodilatory hypotension, watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and dehydration.
[vasoactive intestinal polypeptide + G. -ōma, tumor]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A vasoactive intestinal peptide-producing tumour of the pancreas associated with a cholera-like syndrome in absence of gastric hypersecretion
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

VIPoma

Oncology A VIP–vasoactive intestinal peptide-producing tumor of the pancreas, which is associated with a cholera-like syndrome in absence of gastric hypersecretion. See VIPoma syndrome.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

VIP·o·ma

(vi-pō'mă)
An endocrine tumor, usually originating in the pancreas, which produces a vasoactive intestinal polypeptide believed to cause profound cardiovascular and electrolyte changes with vasodilatory hypotension, watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and dehydration.
[vasoactive intestinal polypeptide + G. -ōma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

VIPoma

A neuroendocrine tumour of tissue that stains for chromogranin A and is rich in vasoactive intestinal peptide, hence the name. The condition features persistent large-volume watery diarrhoea.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

VIP·o·ma

(vi-pō'mă)
Endocrine tumor, usually originating in pancreas, which produces a vasoactive intestinal polypeptide believed to cause profound cardiovascular and electrolyte changes with vasodilatory hypotension, watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and dehydration.
[vasoactive intestinal polypeptide + G. -ōma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Se sospecha el diagnostico de vipoma en pacientes con diarrea secretora de alto volumen (mayor a 700 ml/dia).
The common types of functional NETs include carcinoid, insulinoma, gastrinoma, glucagonoma, VIPoma, and somatostatinoma.
These include insulinoma, gastrinoma, VIPoma, somatostatinoma, and glucagonoma.
Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide secreting tumour (VIPoma) is an extremely rare NET, causing the syndrome of watery diarrhoea, hypokalaemia, and achlorhydria (WDHA syndrome), or the Verner-Morrison syndrome, named after its discoverers.
Cadiot, "Sunitinib achieved fast and sustained control of VIPoma symptoms," European Journal of Endocrinology, vol.
En sik insulinoma olmak uzere sirasiyla gastrinoma, glukagonoma, VIPoma, somatostatinoma ve diger nadir PNET'ler bu gruba dahildir.
carcinoids, gastrinoma, glucagonoma, VIPoma, etc.), functioning and non-functioning; sympathoadrenal system tumours; pituitary adenoma; medulloblastoma; Merkel cell carcinoma; small-cell lung cancer (mainly primary tumours) and meningioma.
(8.) The medical subject Headings indexing system refers to "islet cell carcinoma", which is subdivided into gastrinoma, glucagonoma, somatostatinoma and VIPoma. See: 2014 MeSH tree at "Pancreatic Neoplasms" {C04: 588: 322.475} 16 Oct 2014.
Among them, most were nonfunctional tumor but one was a VIPoma. [sup][5] Gastric varices were frequently found in the fundus of the stomachs of these patients.
These tests may include stool and blood testing, a lower Gl series, upper endoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, or colonoscopy.2 Differential diagnosis of IBS includes SIBO, carbohydrate/fructose malabsorption, lactose intolerance, yeast overgrowth or hypersensitivity, parasitic infection, large intestine bacterial overgrowth or infection, abdominophrenic dyssynergia, celiac disease, IBD: Crohn's/ulcerative colitis, VIPoma, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, cancer (pancreatic, stomach, small intestine), H.
carcinoids, gastrinoma, insulinoma, glucagonoma, VIPoma, etc.) Sarcoma Renal cell carcinoma Medullary thyroid Differentiated carcinoma thyroid carcinoma Pituitary adenoma Astrocytoma Merkel cell carcinoma Meningioma Small-cell lung cancer Standard anatomical techniques, such as CT and MRI, are routinely used for staging and restaging of NETs, with an overall sensitivity of 50 - 80%, depending on the size and site of metastatic lesions and the imaging protocol.
* VIPoma: It is vasoactive intestinal peptide secreting tumors occur as WDHA syndrome: Watery Diarrhoea, Hypokalaemia and Achlorhydria.