A Pancreatic Polypeptide-Producing Pancreatic Tumor Causing WDHA Syndrome

Abstract

We report the case of a 46-year-old female patient with WDHA (watery diarrhea/hypokalemia/achlorhydria) syndrome caused by a pancreatic polypeptide-producing tumor in the head of the pancreas. Whereas VIP and other pancreatic endocrine hormones were in the normal range, only serum levels of pancreatic polypeptide were elevated. Imaging studies identified a… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000142739

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