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Revista Costarricense de Ciencias Médicas

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FERNANDEZ-OLAECHEA, Ma. Dolores. Secuencia diagnóstica en un caso de insulinoma. Rev. costarric. cienc. méd [online]. 1997, vol.18, n.3, pp.49-52. ISSN 0253-2948.

A typical insulinoma case is reported. An analysis of the biochemical diagnostic methodology is described,emphasizing the importance of diagnostic procedures while fasting in this pathology. Additionally topographic diagnostic procedures are reviewed, indicating their limitations in the diagnosis of insulinoma.

Keywords : Insulinoma; hipoglicemia; hiperinsulinismo; péptido C.; Insulinoma; hypoglicemic; hiperinsulinism; c-pectide.

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