"Carcinoma, Islet Cell" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A primary malignant neoplasm of the pancreatic ISLET CELLS. Usually it involves the non-INSULIN-producing cell types, the PANCREATIC ALPHA CELLS and the pancreatic delta cells (SOMATOSTATIN-SECRETING CELLS) in GLUCAGONOMA and SOMATOSTATINOMA, respectively.
|Carcinoma, Islet Cell
- Carcinoma, Islet Cell
- Carcinomas, Islet Cell
- Islet Cell Carcinoma
- Islet Cell Carcinomas
- Islet Cell Tumor, Malignant
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