Verner-Morrison syndrome

noun

Ver·​ner-Mor·​ri·​son syndrome ˈvər-nər-ˈmȯr-ə-sən-, -ˈmär- How to pronounce Verner-Morrison syndrome (audio)
: a syndrome characterized especially by severe watery diarrhea and hypokalemia that is often due to an excessive secretion of vasoactive intestinal peptide from a vipoma especially of the pancreas

called also pancreatic cholera, WDHA syndrome

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“Verner-Morrison syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Verner-Morrison%20syndrome. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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