Somatostatinoma

Somatostatinomas are rare, functional neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) that produce excessive amounts of somatostatin. Somatostatin inhibits cholecystokinin, insulin, and pancreatic exocrine function. Tumors are usually malignant with metastases at diagnosis.

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Content Review: 
August 2017

Last Update: May 2018