Several drugs can be used to control hypoglycemia caused by insulin-secreting pancreatic tumors but none are reliably efficacious or free of side effects. We report the case of a woman with an insulinoma who refused surgical intervention and was successfully treated with the Ca2+-channel blocker verapamil.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Internal Medicine
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
- Advanced and Specialized Nursing