Duodenal glucagonoma: a case report.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A case of a primary carcinoid islet cell tumor of the duodenum is reported, demonstrated by histochemistry, electron microscopy, and immunofluorescence to be composed of alpha cells containing glucagon-like material. The patient was found on admission to have hyperglycemia and a diffuse skin rash. Primary duodenal glucagonoma has not been previously reported.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Roggli, VL; Judge, DM; McGavran, MH

Published Date

  • May 1979

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 350 - 353

PubMed ID

  • 89070

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0046-8177

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0046-8177(79)80032-5


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States