"Somatostatinoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A SOMATOSTATIN-secreting tumor derived from the pancreatic delta cells (SOMATOSTATIN-SECRETING CELLS). It is also found in the INTESTINE. Somatostatinomas are associated with DIABETES MELLITUS; CHOLELITHIASIS; STEATORRHEA; and HYPOCHLORHYDRIA. The majority of somatostatinomas have the potential for METASTASIS.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Somatostatinoma" 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.
Green BT, Rockey DC. Duodenal somatostatinoma presenting with complete somatostatinoma syndrome. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2001 Nov-Dec; 33(5):415-7.