Insulinoma

Insulinomas are the most common functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs). They result from growth of islet cells that produce excess insulin. Insulinomas may be associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) or Wermer syndrome. Only 10% of insulinomas are malignant (National Cancer Institute [NCI], 2018).

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Content Review: 
August 2017

Last Update: August 2018