Evaluation and Treatment of Insulinoma

What is an insulinoma? Patients with insulinomas present with episodic hypoglycemic events; with central nervous system dysfunction (confusion, anxiety, stupor, paralysis, seizures, coma). These symptoms reverse dramatically with the ingestion of carbohydrates or intravenous glucose infusion; a clinical situation otherwise known as Whipple´s triad. Patients with insulinomas have complete loss of the feedback control over…

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