Gastrinomas in MEN-1

Edward Passaro, Thomas Howard, Mark Sawicki, Miriam Pipeleers-Marichal, Günter Klöppel

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To the Editor: We were struck by the report of Pipeleers-Marichal et al. (March 15 issue)1 that the gastrinomas in eight patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1) and the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome were located in the proximal duodenum and periduodenal areas. In contrast, a recent report notes that in 9 of 14 resected pancreatic specimens from patients with the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and MEN-1, one or more gastrinomas were identified.2 Surprisingly, in both reports the gastrinomas were found in the region of the proximal duodenum and the head of the pancreas, an area that we have found to contain…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-350
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume323
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2 1990
Externally publishedYes

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Gastrinoma
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Duodenum
Pancreas

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Passaro, E., Howard, T., Sawicki, M., Pipeleers-Marichal, M., & Klöppel, G. (1990). Gastrinomas in MEN-1. New England Journal of Medicine, 323(5), 349-350. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199008023230518

Gastrinomas in MEN-1. / Passaro, Edward; Howard, Thomas; Sawicki, Mark; Pipeleers-Marichal, Miriam; Klöppel, Günter.

In: New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 323, No. 5, 02.08.1990, p. 349-350.

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Passaro, E, Howard, T, Sawicki, M, Pipeleers-Marichal, M & Klöppel, G 1990, 'Gastrinomas in MEN-1', New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 323, no. 5, pp. 349-350. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199008023230518
Passaro E, Howard T, Sawicki M, Pipeleers-Marichal M, Klöppel G. Gastrinomas in MEN-1. New England Journal of Medicine. 1990 Aug 2;323(5):349-350. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199008023230518
Passaro, Edward ; Howard, Thomas ; Sawicki, Mark ; Pipeleers-Marichal, Miriam ; Klöppel, Günter. / Gastrinomas in MEN-1. In: New England Journal of Medicine. 1990 ; Vol. 323, No. 5. pp. 349-350.
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