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How is an insulinoma treated?

John A. Chabot
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism

Treatment for an insulinoma usually includes surgical removal of the tumor. Because these tumors are often small and benign, this surgery is curative. Larger tumors may require removal of part of the pancreas depending on location.

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