"Gastrinoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A GASTRIN-secreting neuroendocrine tumor of the non-beta ISLET CELLS, the GASTRIN-SECRETING CELLS. This type of tumor is primarily located in the PANCREAS or the DUODENUM. Majority of gastrinomas are malignant. They metastasize to the LIVER; LYMPH NODES; and BONE but rarely elsewhere. The presence of gastrinoma is one of three requirements to be met for identification of ZOLLINGER-ELLISON SYNDROME, which sometimes occurs in families with MULTIPLE ENDOCRINE NEOPLASIA TYPE 1; (MEN 1).
- Islet Cell Tumor, Ulcerogenic
- Ulcerogenic Islet Cell Tumor
- Gastrin-Producing Tumor
- Gastrin Producing Tumor
- Gastrin-Producing Tumors
- Tumor, Gastrin-Producing
- Tumors, Gastrin-Producing
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