VIP-Secreting Ganglioneuroblastoma as an Unusual Cause of Watery Diarrhoea in Childhood

@inproceedings{Huysentruyt2013VIPSecretingGA,
  title={VIP-Secreting Ganglioneuroblastoma as an Unusual Cause of Watery Diarrhoea in Childhood},
  author={Koen Huysentruyt and Wim Arts and J. van der Bosch and Willy van de Casseye and Francis Lemmens and Jan Koster and Yvan Vandenplas and An Van Damme},
  year={2013}
}
A 15-month-old boy with a 2-month history of watery diarrhoea presented with cachexia, hypokalaemia, hypochloraemia and metabolic acidosis. During a 2-week investigation period infection, celiac disease and cystic fibrosis were excluded and trial therapy with antibiotics, probiotics and dietary measures proved unsuccessful. This led to the suspected diagnosis of a vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP)-secreting tumour with watery diarrhoea, hypokalaemia, achlorhydria (WDHA)-syndrome. MRI… CONTINUE READING

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