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What are the symptoms of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES)?

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People who have Zollinger-Ellison syndrome don't always have symptoms. When symptoms do occur, they include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Burning pain in the abdomen
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Weight loss
  • Vomiting
  • Bleeding from the stomach
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue

SOURCES: 

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

National Institutes of Health. 

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine-13th Edition (1994). 

Feldman: Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease-7th Edition (2002).

Medscape: "Gastrinoma."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 19, 2019

SOURCES: 

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

National Institutes of Health. 

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine-13th Edition (1994). 

Feldman: Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease-7th Edition (2002).

Medscape: "Gastrinoma."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 19, 2019

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