A Man With Whipple’s Triad Secondary to a Malignant Insulinoma

Waiel A. Bashari, Naomi E. Riddel, Samson O. Oyibo


Insulinomas are neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas that are derived from the beta cells and secrete insulin. They are rare and most are benign growths within the pancreas. We present a patient who had a long history of symptoms suggestive of recurrent fasting hypoglycemia and was subsequently found to have a small malignant insulinoma within his pancreas requiring extensive surgery.

J Med Cases. 2015;6(7):307-308
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jmc2175w

Correction in J Med Cases. 2020;11(1):34, doi: 10.14740/jmc2175wc1


Whipple’s triad; Hyperinsulinemia; Insulinoma

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