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Somatostatinoma

Amin Sabet, M.D., Reshmi Srinath, M.D.
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DEFINITION

  • Rare somatostatin-producing neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) which arise primarily in the pancreas (from D cells) and duodenum
  • May or may not secrete excess somatostatin, called somatostatin syndrome.
  • Somatostatin inhibits the secretion of endocrine hormones including insulin which contributes to diabetes as well as paracrine hormones including cholecystokinin, VIP, GIP, PP[11]

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Last updated: February 26, 2015

Citation

Sabet, Amin, and Reshmi Srinath. "Somatostatinoma." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2015. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547136/all/Somatostatinoma.
Sabet A, Srinath R. Somatostatinoma. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2015. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547136/all/Somatostatinoma. Accessed June 17, 2019.
Sabet, A., & Srinath, R. (2015). Somatostatinoma. In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547136/all/Somatostatinoma
Sabet A, Srinath R. Somatostatinoma [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2015. [cited 2019 June 17]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547136/all/Somatostatinoma.
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