What Is an Insulinoma?

Q:
What is an insulinoma?

A:
An insulinoma is a small tumor in the pancreas which produces an excess amount of insulin. In most cases, the tumor isn’t cancerous.

An insulinoma usually needs to be surgically removed. Once the tumor is removed, complete recovery is very likely.

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