Glucagonoma Syndrome: A Case Report


  • Teh Roseleen Nadia Roslan Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kota Bharu, kelantan
  • Norhayati Yahaya Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kelantan


Glucagonoma syndromes, necrolytic migratory erythema (NME), glucagon, somatostatin


A 58-year-old Malay female with underlying diabetes mellitus, presented with chronic skin lesions, associated with weight loss and anemia.  There were erosive, scaling skin lesions over the extremities, gluteal region and perioral area. Skin biopsy histopathological examination revealed Necrolytic Migratory Erythema (NME).   A CT scan of the abdomen revealed a pancreatic neck and body tumor with possible liver metastases. She was successfully treated with subcutaneous somatostatin and underwent distal pancreatectomy with wedge resection of liver nodule. 


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Roseleen Nadia Roslan, T., & Yahaya, N. (2016). Glucagonoma Syndrome: A Case Report. Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies, 31(1), 50. Retrieved from



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