Definition: 'Diarrhea Pancreatica'
diarrhea pancreaticaType: Term
1. diarrhea characterized by severe, watery, secretory diarrhea and hyperkalemia; most patients have hypercalcemia, many have hyperglycemia; results from excessive secretion of vasoactive intestinal peptide by an islet cell tumor of the pancreas. Sometimes called WDHA syndrome.
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