Watery diarrhea syndrome. Two unusual cases and further evidence that VIP is a humoral mediator.

Abstract

Two unusual cases of the watery diarrhea syndrome are presented. In one patient an adrenal medullary tumor, a pheochromocytoma that produced vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) was excised with total relief of symptoms. The second patient a 65-year-old man with abrupt onset of massive watery diarrhea that led to acidosis and coma was symptomatically… (More)

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@article{Cooperman1978WateryDS, title={Watery diarrhea syndrome. Two unusual cases and further evidence that VIP is a humoral mediator.}, author={Avram M. Cooperman and Darren J Desantis and Elizabeth Winkelman and Richard G. Farmer and J J Eversman and Suraya Said}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={1978}, volume={187 3}, pages={325-8} }