Insulinoma

Etiology

  • Rare insulin secreting tumor
  • Typically panaceatic

Risk Factors

  • MEN-1→ pancreatic, parathyroid and pituitary tumors

Symptoms

  • Recurrent feelings of confusion, unwellness that respond to sugar
  • Eating continuously, unable to tolerate fasting
  • Unexplained trauma, falls, syncope, seizures
  • Can be more subtle in elderly