A. RICHARD CHRISTLIEB, M.D.; MICHAEL SHENDE, M.D.; MARVIN M. SCHUSTER, M.D.
A case of the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is reported in which unusual findings support the theory that the pathological features seen in this syndrome may be the result of an undetermined stimulus of extrapancreatic origin acting on islet tissue.
C. P., a 35-year-old single Negro male piano player, was admitted to the Baltimore City Hospitals in July, 1961, because of three episodes of vomiting blood-streaked material on the day of admission.
Family history and past history were not contributory to the present illness. He gave a history of drinking 1 pint to 1 quart of whiskey daily for 15
CHRISTLIEB AR, SHENDE M, SCHUSTER MM. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome: Report of a Case Supporting the Hypothesis of Extrapancreatic Etiology. Ann Intern Med. ;60:1059–1065. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-60-6-1059
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;60(6):1059-1065.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Endocrine Cancer, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Peptic Disease.
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