Multihormonal carcinoid tumor of the pancreas. Secreting growth hormone-releasing factor as a cause of acromegaly.

@article{Berger1984MultihormonalCT,
  title={Multihormonal carcinoid tumor of the pancreas. Secreting growth hormone-releasing factor as a cause of acromegaly.},
  author={Gerard Maurice Berger and Jacqueline Trouillas and B. ParedesI. Bloch and Genevi{\`e}ve Sassolas and François Berger and Christian C-M Partensky and Jean-A. Chayvialle and Paul Brazeau and Bruno Claustrat and F. Lesbros},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1984},
  volume={54 10},
  pages={
          2097-108
        }
}
This report describes the histologic, immunocytochemical, and ultrastructural study of a multihormonal carcinoid tumor of the pancreas, secreting a growth hormone releasing factor (GRF) which provoked acromegaly. The patient presented a nonfamilial multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 1. The absence of radiologic signs of a pituitary adenoma in conjunction with elevated plasma levels of pancreatic polypeptide, glucagon, somatostatin, as well as growth hormone (GH), led to the discovery of the… CONTINUE READING
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