Case 24: Serotonin-Producing Neuroendocrine Tumor

  • Stephen I. JohnsonEmail author


70-year-old man presented with abdominal pain and worsening diabetes.


PanNET Serotonin producing PanNETs Pancreatic carcinoid Ductal obstruction (PanNET) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyOchsner Health SystemNew OrleansUSA

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