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Imed Hachicha, Ahleme Zayene, Lilia Mnif Hachicha, Ali Ben Ali, Moncef Mokni, Fathi Derbel, Younes Dahmene, Dominique Henin, Pierre Gressens, Sadok Korbi, Salem Ajmi, Rached Letaief, Ridha Ben Hadj Hamida

Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)551-4
Number of pages4
JournalGastroenterologie Clinique et Biologique
Volume27
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2003

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Abstract

Vipoma is a rare neuroendocrine tumor most frequently localized in the pancreas. When it is extrapancreatic, it is most often neurogenic. We report a case of primary extrapancreatic vipoma that is non neurogenic localized in the right liver in a patient with severe diarrhea and hypokaliema. Computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, intraoperative tomography and surgical exploration did not show any other extrahepatic primary lesion. The diagnosis was performed by immunochemistry, tumorous cells were positives with anti-VIP antibody. Forty two months after right hepatectomy, the patient was asymptomatic.

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