Medical Definition of Pancreatic cholera

1. Diarrhoea characterised by severe, watery, secretory diarrhoea and hyperkalaemia; most patients have hypercalcaemia, many have hyperglycaemia; results from excessive secretion of VIP (vasoactive intestinal peptide) by an islet cell tumour of the pancreas. Sometimes called WDHA syndrome. See: Verner-Morrison syndrome, WDHA syndrome. Synonym: pancreatic cholera, pancreatic diarrhoea. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pancreatic Cholera

pancreatalgia
pancreatectomies
pancreatectomy
pancreatemphraxis
pancreatic
pancreatic RNase
pancreatic abscess
pancreatic acinar cell
pancreatic adenocarcinoma
pancreatic artery
pancreatic branches
pancreatic calcifications
pancreatic calculus
pancreatic cancer
pancreatic cancers
pancreatic cholera (current term)
pancreatic colic
pancreatic cystic neoplasms
pancreatic cystoduodenostomy
pancreatic deoxyribonuclease
pancreatic diabetes
pancreatic diarrhoea
pancreatic digestion
pancreatic diverticula
pancreatic dornase
pancreatic duct
pancreatic encephalopathy
pancreatic enzyme
pancreatic extracts

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