"Insulinoma" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries
- specified site
- benign - See: Neoplasm, by site, benign;
- malignant - See: Neoplasm, by site, malignant;
- uncertain behavior - See: Neoplasm, by site, uncertain behavior;
- unspecified site
Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions
Pancreas: A nodular organ in the ABDOMEN that contains a mixture of ENDOCRINE GLANDS and EXOCRINE GLANDS. The small endocrine portion consists of the ISLETS OF LANGERHANS secreting a number of hormones into the blood stream. The large exocrine portion (EXOCRINE PANCREAS) is a compound acinar gland that secretes several digestive enzymes into the pancreatic ductal system that empties into the DUODENUM.