• Medicine
  • Published in
    Annales de gastroenterologie…
    1984

[Multiple endocrine neoplasms associated with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and hyperparathyroidism].

@article{Tellaroli1984MultipleEN,
  title={[Multiple endocrine neoplasms associated with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and hyperparathyroidism].},
  author={J. C. Tellaroli and H. Charleux and A. M. Semin and B. Parrot and Joseph J. Fasano and Peter Cain},
  journal={Annales de gastroenterologie et d'hepatologie},
  year={1984},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          199-201
        }
}
We report the case of a 43 year old man with multiple endocrine neoplasia (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome-hyperparathyroidism) diagnosed during investigations for a severe ulcer with diarrhoea. The history suggested Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, especially as basal acid production and blood gastrin levels were high. Hypercalcaemia and low blood phosphate levels suggested hyperparathyroidism, which was confirmed by ultra-sound of the neck, showing two parathyroid adenomas. The aim of treatment was two… CONTINUE READING