"Gastrinoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A GASTRIN-secreting neuroendocrine tumor of the non-beta ISLET CELLS, the GASTRIN-SECRETING CELLS. This type of tumor is primarily located in the PANCREAS or the DUODENUM. Majority of gastrinomas are malignant. They metastasize to the LIVER; LYMPH NODES; and BONE but rarely elsewhere. The presence of gastrinoma is one of three requirements to be met for identification of ZOLLINGER-ELLISON SYNDROME, which sometimes occurs in families with MULTIPLE ENDOCRINE NEOPLASIA TYPE 1; (MEN 1).
- Islet Cell Tumor, Ulcerogenic
- Ulcerogenic Islet Cell Tumor
- Gastrin-Producing Tumor
- Gastrin Producing Tumor
- Gastrin-Producing Tumors
- Tumor, Gastrin-Producing
- Tumors, Gastrin-Producing
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Gastrinoma" by people in Profiles.
Morgan KA, Adams DB. Solid tumors of the body and tail of the pancreas. Surg Clin North Am. 2010 Apr; 90(2):287-307.