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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Zollinger Ellison Syndrome (Overview)

Zollinger Ellison syndrome - condition with 1 or > tumors in pancreas or duodenum.


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Could zollinger-ellison syndrome cause death?

Could zollinger-ellison syndrome cause death?

It can and it does: Ze patients eventually bleed to death from their eroded stomach linings, if they have not died first as a result of malnutrition from their damaged gut or the direct effects of their tumor. These folks also often have pituitary tumors and parathyroid disease, both life-threatening. Thankfully, ze is generally manageable. I admire your strength in asking -- be brave and beat this thing. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
10 doctors shared insights

Zollinger Ellison Syndrome (Overview)

Zollinger Ellison syndrome - condition with 1 or > tumors in pancreas or duodenum.


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How is zollinger-ellison syndrome diagnosed?

How is zollinger-ellison syndrome diagnosed?

ZE: This is diagnosed by performing a blood test to look for high levels of gastrin (the hormone secreted by gastrinomas). Your doctor may also ask to perform tests to measure how much acid your stomach is producing. ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Is it possible for kids to have zollinger ellison syndrome?

Is it possible for kids to have zollinger ellison syndrome?

Yes: It is possible but very rare. ZE syndrome is rare by itself. Pediatric cases are less than 2% of all Zollinger-Ellison cases. But it is possible. ...Read more

Dr. Felix Toro Dr. Toro
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What is the treatment for zollinger-ellison syndrome?

Rare: This is a rare condition of a tumor producing a hormone gastrin, causing too much acid in the stomach, possibly leading to a bad stomach ulcer condition. There can be medical treatment to reduce the acid production. If a specific tumor can be located, then surgical excision is performed if it can be safely performed. ...Read more

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How is zollinger-ellison syndrome diagnosed?

ZE: This is diagnosed by performing a blood test to look for high levels of gastrin (the hormone secreted by gastrinomas). Your doctor may also ask to perform tests to measure how much acid your stomach is producing. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi Dr. Landi
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See a vein specialist
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Could zollinger-ellison syndrome cause death?

It can and it does: Ze patients eventually bleed to death from their eroded stomach linings, if they have not died first as a result of malnutrition from their damaged gut or the direct effects of their tumor. These folks also often have pituitary tumors and parathyroid disease, both life-threatening. Thankfully, ze is generally manageable. I admire your strength in asking -- be brave and beat this thing. ...Read more

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What is zollinger-ellison syndrome likely to do to you?

Hormone made: Cells make a hormone that cause acid to be secreted from stomach and causes ulcers. The cells can be in stomach pancreas or lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Monitor your weight and review your diet daily.
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Blend exercises which make sense into your daily routine
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Is it possible for kids to have zollinger ellison syndrome?

Yes: It is possible but very rare. ZE syndrome is rare by itself. Pediatric cases are less than 2% of all Zollinger-Ellison cases. But it is possible. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for zollinger-ellison syndrome?

Rare: This is a rare condition of a tumor producing a hormone gastrin, causing too much acid in the stomach, possibly leading to a bad stomach ulcer condition. There can be medical treatment to reduce the acid production. If a specific tumor can be located, then surgical excision is performed if it can be safely performed. ...Read more

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Try to notice and avoid precipitating factors
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How does weight loss occur in zollinger-ellison syndrome?

How does weight loss occur in zollinger-ellison syndrome?

Vomiting: If you have bad gastric ulcers, abdominal pain, and vomiting all the time, it can be hard to keep food down. This would be a severe case. ...Read more