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Pancreatic glucagonoma

Pancreatic glucagonoma

Format

Patient Case Study

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

January 12, 2016

Updated

June 10, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Rupesh Amin describes a rare case of pancreatic glucagonoma, which initially presented with symptoms of an intractable eczematous rash. Key learning points for GPs and other healthcare professionals include discussion of the important differential diagnoses, and an outline of cutaneous manifestations of internal malignancies.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity the healthcare professional will:
  • Develop an awareness of glucagonoma and other types of neuroendocrine tumours
  • Have an understanding of the disease process of this type of cancer
  • Be more aware of rare malignancies with cutaneous manifestations
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Rupesh Amin
    GP
    London
    UK

    Test author
    Dr Katie Collier
    GP
    Kent
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
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