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Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia

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Abstract

HANI A, Albis Cecilia  and  GARCIA A, Jairo Alberto. Chronic diarrhea as presenting symptom for a metastasic neuroendocrine tumor. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2007, vol.22, n.3, pp.222-228. ISSN 0120-9957.

We describe the clinical case of a 74 years old female patient presenting with a watery diarrhea syndrome, having severe hypokalemia and liver metastases. In her necropsy a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor was found. We present a literature review about pancreas neuroendocrine tumours, focusing in the VIPoma, which may correspond with the clinical features of this particular patient

Keywords : Watery Diarrhea; Hypokalemia; Neuroendocrine Tumor; VIPoma.

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