Glucagonoma: Still a Misleading Disease and the Importance of Multidisciplinary Neuroendocrine Tumor Board Abstract #2775

Introduction: Glucagonoma is a rare neuroendocrine tumor (NET) of the pancreatic alpha cells that results in the overproduction of the hormone glucagon. This entity is typically associated with a rash called necrolytic migratory erythema, weight loss and diabetes.
Aim(s): To underline the potentially severe consequences of the delay in the diagnosis of a rare disease.
Materials and methods: Case report.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: MD Anna La Salvia

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