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Somatostatinoma

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.
Also Known As:
Somatostatinomas
Networked: 124 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 10 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Glucagonoma
3. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
4. Pancreatic Neoplasms (Pancreatic Cancer)
5. Gastrinoma

Experts

1. Micev, Marjan: 2 articles (01/2013 - 03/2007)
2. Izbicki, J R: 1 article (06/2014)
3. Maasberg, S: 1 article (06/2014)
4. Pape, U F: 1 article (06/2014)
5. Goretzki, P: 1 article (06/2014)
6. Plöckinger, U: 1 article (06/2014)
7. Begum, N: 1 article (06/2014)
8. Raffel, A: 1 article (06/2014)
9. Bürk, C G: 1 article (06/2014)
10. Anlauf, M: 1 article (06/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Somatostatinoma:
1. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor)IBA
2. Tolbutamide (Orinase)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Streptozocin (Streptozotocin)FDA Link
4. WDHA syndromeIBA
5. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Somatostatin Receptors (Somatostatin Receptor)IBA
7. Pentagastrin (Peptavlon)FDA Link
8. CalciumIBA
9. GastrinsIBA
10. Cholecystokinin (Pancreozymin)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Laparotomy
2. Pancreaticoduodenectomy
3. Quantum Dots (Quantum Dot)
4. Transplants (Transplant)
5. Liver Transplantation