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- 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