PMID: 3862397Apr 1, 1985Paper

A case of pancreatitis associated with gastrinoma

The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery
P D DanneR C Bennett

Abstract

A case is presented of a 56 year old man with a history of idiopathic pancreatitis and multiple admissions for Klebsiella sepsis from an intra-abdominal focus, who in February 1980, developed spontaneous jejunal perforations on two occasions due to multiple ulcers in the small intestine associated with multiple hepatic metastases from a gastrin-secreting islet-cell tumor (gastrinoma) of the pancreas. On searching the literature, no other record could be found of an association between pancreatitis and a gastrinoma, although in this patient the two disease processes appear to be inextricably related.

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May 1, 1979·Radiology·S R MillsD M McCarthy
Aug 1, 1974·Archives of Surgery·R IsaacsonD C McIlrath
Jun 12, 1980·The New England Journal of Medicine·D M McCarthy

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