Diagnosis

The diagnosis of glucagonoma is made by three criteria: (i) an elevated serum glucagon level by radioimmunoassay; (ii) radiographically or histologically demonstrable neuroendocrine tumor; and (iii) characteristic clinical features (20). NME reportedly has been the single most consistent clinical finding that has led to diagnosis of glucagonoma. Other clinical features suggestive of glucagonoma include diabetes, weight loss, anemia, stomatitis, glossitis, dystrophic nails, and alopecia.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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