Pancreatic insulin-producing tumor

What is Pancreatic insulin-producing tumor?

Pancreatic insulin-producing tumor meaning An abnormal mass that grows in the beta cells of the pancreas that make insulin. Pancreatic insulin-producing tumors are usually benign (not cancer). They secrete insulin and are the most common cause of low blood sugar caused by having too much insulin in the body.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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