Case Report of Insulinoma

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Tilla Muhammad
Muhammad Ali Khan
Parwez Khan
Jehanzeb Khan
Aman Ullah


Insulinoma is a ve3ry rare but important isler cell tumour of pancreas. A high  index of suspicion is very essential in arriving at a diagnosis. The classic presentation is with recurrent fasting hypoglycemia. The nonspecific and often bizzare symptoms, occuring at irregular intervals leads to a dealy in diagnosis or somtimes to a misdiagnosis as a neurologic or psychiatric disorder. It can be confirmed by finding of fasting hypoglycemia and elevated fasting insulin/glucose ratio and the relieving of symptoms with administration ofintravenous glucose.

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Muhammad T, Khan MA, Khan P, Khan J, Ullah A. Case Report of Insulinoma. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 5 [cited 2024 Jul. 23];10(2). Available from:
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