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European Radiology

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 268–270 | Cite as

Incidental discovery of a nonfunctioning islet-cell tumor 8 years after resection of an insulinoma: primary neoplasm or local recurrence?

  • Alexander A. Bankier
  • Michael N. Wiesmayr
  • Dominik Fleischmann
  • Gerhard H. Mostbeck
Case Reports Gastrointestinal Radiology

Abstract

Two islet-cell tumors with uncommon radiological presentation were detected in a 48-year-old woman within a period of 8 years. Whereas the first tumor was an unusually large malignant insulinoma, the second (or recurrent) tumor was a non-functioning islet-cell tumor. Both tumors were studied~with with ultrasound and computed tomography.

Key words

Islet-cell tumor Endocrine activity Computed tomography 

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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander A. Bankier
    • 1
  • Michael N. Wiesmayr
    • 1
  • Dominik Fleischmann
    • 1
  • Gerhard H. Mostbeck
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Radiological and Physical Tumor DiagnosisUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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