Marco Toaiari

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AIM To assess presentation and outcome of pancreaticoduodenal endocrine tumors (PDETs) in a single center series of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) patients. METHODS Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data of MEN1 patients observed at the University of Verona. RESULTS Thirty-one MEN1 patients had PDETs, including 16(More)
BACKGROUND The coexistence of insulin and ACTH hypersecretion in the same patient is extremely rare. A diabetic patient with a pancreatic endocrine tumor (PET) co-secreting insulin and ACTH is even rarer and has never been described. The combination of these two endocrine syndromes results in a peculiar clinical picture. AIM To determine the cause of(More)
BACKGROUND New aspects have emerged in the clinical and diagnostic scenarios of insulinoma: current guidelines have lowered the diagnostic insulin threshold to 3 μU/ml in the presence of hypoglycemia (<55 mg/dl); post-prandial hypoglycemia has been reported as the only presenting symptom; preexisting diabetes mellitus (DM) was recognized in some patients.(More)
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