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.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Delicious Diabetic Recipes

Delicious Diabetic Recipes

This brilliant guide will teach you how to cook all those delicious recipes for people who have diabetes.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment