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Other Names for this Disease
- Pancreatic ulcerogenic tumor syndrome
- Z E syndrome
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pancreas and duodenum and peptic ulcers in the stomach and duodenum. The cause of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome in many people is unknown. Approximately 25 percent of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome cases are associated with a genetic disorder called multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1). Treatment may include medication to reduce the production of stomach acid and surgery to treat peptic ulcers or to remove tumors in the pancreas or duodenum.Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a rare disorder that causes tumors in the
Last updated: 10/28/2012
- Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC). May 10, 2012; http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/zollinger/. Accessed 10/28/2012.
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