HAROLD H. SCUDAMORE, M.D.; WILLIAM M. MCCONAHEY, M.D., F.A.C.P.; JAMES T. PRIESTLEY, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Nontropical sprue is not a common disease, and a functioning islet-cell tumor of the pancreas is rather uncommon. The occurrence of these two conditions in the same patient must be extremely rare because we have been unable to find any such case recorded in the literature. We have encountered such a patient in whom the symptoms of sprue had been noted for about four years, whereas those of the islet-cell tumor of the pancreas had been present for only eight months. This case of nontropical sprue and functioning islet-cell adenoma of the pancreas is being reported to emphasize the significant
SCUDAMORE HH, MCCONAHEY WM, PRIESTLEY JT. NONTROPICAL SPRUE AND FUNCTIONING ISLET-CELL ADENOMA OF THE PANCREAS: REPORT OF CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;49:909–917. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-4-909
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(4):909-917.
Celiac Disease and Malabsorption, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Pancreatic Disease.
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