Definitions for "Zollinger-Ellison syndrome"
Group of symptoms that occur when a tumor called a gastrinoma forms in the pancreas. The tumor releases large amounts of the hormone gastrin, which causes too much acid in the duodenum, resulting in ulcers, bleeding, and perforation.
syndrome consisting of intractable peptic ulceration with gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity
A rare disorder in which tumors form in the pancreas and secrete the hormone gastrin, which causes increased production of gastric acid and recurrent peptic ulcers.