What are complications of insulinoma?

Updated: May 31, 2020
  • Author: Zonera Ashraf Ali, MBBS; Chief Editor: Neetu Radhakrishnan, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Surgical complications (eg, pancreatic leakage) occur in about 14% of patients
  • Abscess
  • Other complications include intestinal obstruction, pleural effusion, hemorrhage, and fistula formation
  • Permanent diabetes mellitus may occur in about 5% of patients, mainly in those who undergo major pancreatic resections

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