- beta cell tumor of the pancreas
- islet cell insulinoma
- pancreatic insulinoma
- This is a rare insulin secreting neuroendocrine tumor. The majority of insulinomas are small, non-metastatic and occur as solitary tumors. They are most often confined to the pancreas. Diagnostic examinations include: patient history for related hypoglycemic symptoms and fasting tests with repeated glucose and insulin levels. The treatment of choice is tumor resection. - 2002
Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A usually benign insulin-secreting tumor of the islets of Langerhans.
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.