Volume 16, Issue 1 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Spring 2009)                   Avicenna J Clin Med 2009, 16(1): 48-51 | Back to browse issues page

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Eslammanesh T, Dabiri S, Pourseyedi B, Sanjari M. A Case Report of Insulinoma in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type I. Avicenna J Clin Med. 2009; 16 (1) :48-51
URL: http://sjh.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-335-en.html
, Dr.eslammanesh@yahoo.com
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Introduction: The pancreatic endocrine tumors are rare. Insulinoma is the most common pancreatic endocrine neoplasm.30% of pancreatic tumors in MEN type I are beta cell tumors.

Case Report: The presented case is a 23 year old male with a family history of MEN I syndrome .The patient presented with whipple triad. Radiologic studies revealed two small and round masses in body and tail of pancreas. With clinical diagnosis of pancreatic tumor the patient underwent laparatomy, distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy.

Conclusion: According to macroscopic, microscopic, immunostaining findings, clinical and laboratory data the final diagnosis was insulinoma.

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