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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 475-477

Laparoscopic resection of VIPoma presenting at an unusual location

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Sahasra Hospitals, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Srikanth Gadiyaram
Sahasra Hospital, 27/B, New No. 30, 39th Cross, Jayanagar 8th Block, Bengaluru - 560 082, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/jmas.jmas_152_21

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VIPoma is an extremely rare neuroendocrine tumour. Majority of the lesions occur in the pancreas. There is usually a long and recurrent history of secretory diarrhoea. Current diagnostic methods help in diagnosing a VIPoma once it is suspected. We herein report a case of VIPoma which had the delay in diagnosis and presented at an extremely unusual location (pyloroduodenal) who underwent laparoscopic resection for the same.


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