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A 55-year-old man who is extremely obese reports weakness, sweating, tachycardia...

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asked May 5, 2014 in General Surgery by Rajesh Bahara

A 55-year-old man who is extremely obese reports weakness, sweating, tachycardia, confusion, and headache whenever he fasts for more than a few hours. He has prompt relief of symptoms when he eats. These symptoms are most suggestive of which of the following disorders?

a. Diabetes mellitus

b. Insulinoma

c. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

d. Carcinoid syndrome

e. Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type II

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b. Insulinoma
answered May 5, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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