"Somatostatinoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A SOMATOSTATIN-secreting tumor derived from the pancreatic delta cells (SOMATOSTATIN-SECRETING CELLS). It is also found in the INTESTINE. Somatostatinomas are associated with DIABETES MELLITUS; CHOLELITHIASIS; STEATORRHEA; and HYPOCHLORHYDRIA. The majority of somatostatinomas have the potential for METASTASIS.
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Clinical features of duodenal somatostatinomas. Surgery. 1993 Dec; 114(6):1144-7.
Endocrine tumors of the pancreas and their clinical syndromes. Surg Annu. 1986; 18:181-223.